A taste of Africa – cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia

October as you know, is Black History Month. How cool are these African themed cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia celebrating African arts and crafts – textiles, sculpture, beading and of course, nature! Cynthia Akinsanya created this collection to celebrate Black History Month and as a nod to her West African heritage. Her family is from Sierra Leone. Cynthia Akinsanya says: “These cupcakes are definitely pleasing to the eye and will delight your... Read More

Hen Party // Bridal Shower Inspiration

Well, it is Leap Year Day today, the traditional day for ladies to propose marriage! Any gentlemen refusing said marriage proposal had to give the woman a kiss and a silk gown, but only if she was wearing a red petticoat.  No red petticoats in this post today, but lots of hen night/bridal shower inspiration (because we know he’ll say yes)! Jade bridal shower invitation by Sweet Berry Lane. Just because it is a hen do, doesn’t mean you... Read More

Valentine’s Day/Winter Wedding Cake Inspiration: Red Velvet LOVE Cake by Delights by Cynthia

Delights by Cynthia launches the LOVE Cake, as part of the 2012 Cake Collection.  This classic contemporary design is right on trend for winter weddings and Valentine’s Day.  The cake is made of three square tiers (10”/8” /6” serves 90 portions £400) of  Delights by Cynthia signature vanilla sponge with vanilla buttercream (with optional raspberry conserve), covered with a white fondant with an edible lustre presented on a fondant covered... Read More

It’s Cool Britannia all the way at Delights by Cynthia

Cake by Delights by Cynthia // Photography by Kelvin Coker As the nation prepares to celebrate the Royal Wedding on Friday, Islington based cake designer Cynthia Akinsanya, owner of Delights by Cynthia, is busy baking and creating a collection of cakes and cupcakes inspired by the royal nuptials. Since the Royal Wedding was announced, the phone has not stopped ringing in the Delights Kitchen.  Customers are making enquiries and placing orders for... Read More