Tag Archives: marriage

Love-child

Once upon a time, a Unicorn met a Zebra (perhaps someone swiped right).  They spent some time together and before they knew it, they fell in love.  Uni proposed to Zeb (or was it the other way round); either way … Continue reading

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Exciting news…(and of course, we’re delighted)

We have some exciting news in the Delights Kitchen. We are delighted to announce that Delights by Cynthia has been listed in the 50 cake suppliers to watch in 2014 by Ivy Ellen. We are thrilled to bits. This inspires … Continue reading

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Bless the bride

It was lovely to make these cupcakes, early one Saturday morning, for a special bridal shower breakfast, for a bride-to-be. A week before her wedding a group of us girlies got together for a breakfast and just to bless this … Continue reading

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Cupcake Proposal

It’s amazing what you find on YouTube, these days. Check out this epic wedding proposal. You just know that Nara loves Liz, with all the thought that went into this, she had to say yes. If you’re at your desk … Continue reading

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Wedding cakes around the world: Peru

There are so many beautiful, thoughtful and sentimental customs surrounding wedding cakes; around the world. I thought we’d go on a little journey discovering them. You might want to incorporate them in your wedding. First stop: Peru There’s an unusual … Continue reading

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Anniversary cake

I’ll never forget Saturday 15 June 2002.  It was the day that England beat Denmark 2-0 in the World Cup…It was also my wedding day (I was five minutes late because I was watching the football).  We celebrated our ten year … Continue reading

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Delightful design

My beautiful friend Stéphanie created this paper design for me…Isn’t it gorgeous?! This is definitely one to hang on the wall in the Delights by Cynthia shop.

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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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Britannia Royale

  Delights by Cynthia Britannia Royale Wedding Cake Photography by Kelvin Coker As the nation prepares to celebrate the Royal Wedding, I thought I’d create some cupcakes and a wedding cake inspired by the royal nuptials.   The Red-White-and-Blue theme … Continue reading

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And…Cut!

First, there’s the kiss.  After that, the first official role as a married couple is the cutting of the cake. Some couples don’t feel the need to find a song to accompany  their cake cutting, but I feel that it … Continue reading

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