Tag Archives: Cakes

Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 22 – Game On

The Cake Monster is an exciting number and counting game to develop number and counting skills and teaching little ones to take turns.

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Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 19 – That’s the Weigh

This limited edition Cupcake Kitchen Scale from Salter, could be the sweet edition your kitchen needs. It’ has a large, ultra-slim platform, making it hygienic and easy to clean, with an aquatronic function, so you can measure liquids in ml … Continue reading

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50 Tastes of Purple

The moment I taste them, I am transported back to childhood – well that’s my take on the beloved Parma Violets.  But their distinct flavour has been dividing opinions for over 70 years. Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has launched an official … Continue reading

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Last Orders

  I’m determined to be on top of things this Christmas period. I opened the cupboard this morning and realised that I had run out of Golden Syrup. It was very easy for me to replace this quickly with a … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe

Surely I’m not the only one who loves this time of year.  It’s cold outside and Christmas is on its way.  On Saturday afternoons in December, when all the cake orders have been collected or delivered, it’s nice to curl … Continue reading

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Today’s the day! #RoyalWedding

At last the Big Day has arrived.  I’m super-excited about today’s Royal Wedding and of course I’ve been baking something in celebration.  As the Bride and Groom make their vows, I will be in the front of the television, taking … Continue reading

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Rice Cakes

  Class, discuss…

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Don’t say it, spray it

My resolutions for 2018 will be centred on all things cake.  One resolution is to step up my creativity by creating cakes that have been roaming around in my head, or hidden away in a sketch pad, for years, and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I can’t believe it’s 2018. Happy New Year! Here’s to another sweet year with great occasions to (bake for and) celebrate. Much love, Cynthia 

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Have yourself a Mary Berry Christmas

Christmas came early for me this year.  A fortnight early, to be precise.  First I was super-excited to receive Season’s Eatings the festive cookery book on feasts and celebrations, as Secret Santa present.  Then later that day, I was a … Continue reading

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