Tag Archives: frosting

Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, Samantha and Cupcakes

Can you believe it is 20 years since we were introduced to Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha. There were many memorable moments in the series, but for some of us who like the sweet stuff, the most memorable moment tool … Continue reading

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The gentle art of procrastibaking

  Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this.  In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind. Procrastibaking:  The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing. … Continue reading

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After school cake class

I finally had a window in the diary, when things were quiet in the Delights Kitchen. My Daughter, Jemimah wanted a play date with her friend Katie, which involved cakes. The girls had a super time after school, baking, piping … Continue reading

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Go on, dive in…

Moist chocolate cupcake piped with rich, smooth chocolate frosting. What’s not to like? Dig in with the spoon and enjoy…

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Lex in the City

My best friend has a new man in her life. He is considerably younger than her and seems to occupy her time completely. He’s besotted with her and cannot wait to be with her. On our recent catch-up she showed … Continue reading

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Is gingerbread on your Christmas wish-list?

Selfridges was the first department store in London to unveil its Christmas windows this year and officially get the Christmas season underway. The windows were unveiled on 24 October. This year’s theme is The Wish List – with each window … Continue reading

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The Cat and the Hat

When Laura Grambel graduated from Indiana University, her mother ordered a graduation cake for her graduation party. She ordered a photo-cake, with a scroll and requested that the cake should be in the school’s colours. Her final request was for … Continue reading

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The healthy side to cupcakes

That is all. Enjoy!

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Gingerbread Estate

Watch this fantastic time-lapsed film to see the creation of a gingerbread replica of the estate on Downton Abbey, by cookie artist Curtis Jensen. See how he cuts and bakes the dough; then pipes and frosts and puts it all … Continue reading

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Cake or cupcake? – Miss Afrolicious!

“There are pros and cons to both: Cupcakes are great, you don’t have to share with anyone (and lets face it we have all thought that!) but I find the bottom half of the cupcake never lives up to the … Continue reading

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