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Keeping shop in the 21st century

Posted on 03 Feb 2020

I opened my first shop in Waltham Abbey in 1987 long before the internet, 24/7 trading days and hours or social media. It was a time when reps came in with catalogues to take your order and wrote it on bits of paper, customers paid with cash and books and magazines were where....

How To Choose The Perfect Wedding Cake

Posted on 21 Jan 2019

Knowing where to start when it comes to choosing the perfect cake for your wedding day can seem like a bit of a mission! I've learnt how to make the process as stress free as possible so here are my 9 tips on how to choose the perfect wedding.

12 Inspirational Wedding Cakes for 2019

Posted on 13 Dec 2018

2018 has been a busy year at Karen's cakes! Our couples have inspired us in so many ways resulting in an ever growing range of wedding cake designs to choose from and we are excited about where 2019 will take us! Take a look and see what we have been creating....

How to make this show stopping Christmas cake!

Posted on 04 Dec 2017

So, you fancy having a crack at this very impressive 3 tier Christmas cake! Well I’ll let you into a secret, it’s not nearly as hard as it looks but we’re keep that between ourselves, shall we?

The Showstopper Collection

Posted on 15 Dec 2016

Sometimes things aren’t quite what they seem, sometimes that's good, sometimes not, but when it comes to our SHOWSTOPPER WEDDING CAKE COLLECTION, take it from me its good!

Wedding cake recipes, the classics

Posted on 28 Nov 2016

There is an old saying ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!’ and that’s my view when it comes to cake flavours. You may think I’m being a bit of an old stick in the mud but I have very sound reasons for thinking that way and many years of cake making experience to back my feelings

Getting to grips with piping!

Posted on 15 Feb 2016

It is my belief that a true cake decorator knows how to pipe in any edible medium from buttercream to royal icing!

Worth the Wait?

Posted on 17 Dec 2015

This site has been a long time coming and there are many reasons for that. I hope as you browse through the pages and products there is one thing that will stand out to you more than on any other site you may visit, especially a cake site…..