Tag Archives: icing

Yummy festive treats

  Krispy Kreme has a delicious selection of limited edition seasonal treats.   The four adorable doughnuts are: Santa Belly Doughnut – A chocolate Kreme-filled shell is dipped in red icing and decorated to look like Santa’s belly Ugly Sweater Doughnut … Continue reading

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Cake or cupcake? – Miss Sweetness herself

Phillipa, the character in the Phillipa series of picture books, loves fairy cakes. Her favourite type of fairy cake is an iced lemon fairy cake, which she loves to eat at tea parties with her friends – just like in … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas 2013

I couldn’t help it. I stepped out for a breath of fresh air and came home with Christmas cards, all ready for 2013 (alright already…they were in the sale). If you feel like you could have been more prepared for … Continue reading

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Cake or Cupcake? Candy Rose

All I did was ask the simple question.  You’ll be surprised at some of the answers…. “I prefer a slice of cake as I’m one of these rare people that doesn’t like cupcakes.  They look great, but I don’t really … Continue reading

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Fake Bake

If you love  the sweet aroma of cupcakes baking in the oven biscuits cooling on the cooling rack the waft of a sprinkling of vanilla icing sugar as it dusts the top of a victoria sponge But don’t have the … Continue reading

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The Revolting Wedding

Jemimah, my daughter is currently into audio books.  The other day, we listened to The Revolting Weddingby Mary Hooper. A story about a girl called Katie, who promises to be on her best behaviour for her sister’s wedding, especially as … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: Take my hand

Annabel and Meshach – 9 July 2011 I saw Annabel’s lace wedding dress way back in January, when we began discussing the wedding cake. She wanted the lace element incorporated into her cake.  Annabel didn’t give me a brief for her … Continue reading

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Board stiff

When I decorate cakes, I rarely leave the cake board exposed (showing the silver covering).  I believe that when you cover the  cake board with fondant, it gives the cake a better finish and brings an element of colour and co-ordination to the … Continue reading

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Dear Cupcakes

Dear Cupcakes, The fact that you cover yourselves up with icing says a lot about your self-esteem. Sincerely, Muffins

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Press coverage

British Baker – 22 April 2011 Delights by Cynthia was mentioned in the British Baker, last week.

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