WE HAVE NOW RETIRED!!!! and will be no longer making cakes to order after Saturday 3rd June 2023.
Something To Finish Collection
16 options available
Weddings 2023 Collection
14 options available
The Signature Collection
17 options available
The Semi-Naked and Buttercreamed Collection
23 options available
A few words from Karen
“A wedding cake is the Grandame of cakes, the ultimate, the blow your guests away cake of all cakes! A wedding cake from my company ‘Karen’s Cakes’ is about the whole package, every element is as important as the next, from the recipes to the designs, my aim is to produce the very best of the best, resulting in a perfect storm of unforgettable cake alchemy magic! My wedding cake designs are constantly evolving, incorporating the latest trends and twists to each of the collections and as with all our cakes they can all be personalised to suit your unique wedding day”.
Ordering and Cost
All our cakes can be ordered online as each of our wedding cakes designs can be fully priced on our web site by using the ‘Order Your Cake’ section featured on each design page. This means you can find out exactly what the cost of your perfect cake will be before you even contact us.
There are 4 distinct collections to choose from, 2023 Wedding Cake Collection, all of our very latest designs in one place. The Signature Collection, 2, 3 and 4 tier iced wedding cakes with beautiful styling that are perfect for any size of wedding as most designs within this collection can be ordered in 3 sizes, petite, standard or large. The Semi-Naked and Buttercreamed Collection, 2, 3 and 4 tier cakes that manage to combine the style and presence of a traditional cake whilst maintaining a casual effortless sophistication. Lastly, Something To Finish, wedding cakes that are left plain ready for you to add your own decorations to.
There is a choose of 8 different flavours, 2 types of fruit and 6 non-fruit cake for iced wedding cakes, for semi-naked and buttercreamed cakes we also offer a Victoria sandwich option. Descriptions of each flavour can by found by clicking the pink ‘Help me choose a flavour’ button on each design page.
You can also order a cake tasting sample pack to be send to you for a small charge to help you make those all-important recipe choices. This charge will be refunded to you if you order a wedding cake with us. Alternatively, if you are local you can collect a box from our studio at a pre-arranged time.
How Much Notice
It is never too early to order your wedding cake with Karen’s Cakes but do require a minimum of 20 working days’ notice for non-fruit cakes, 30 days’ for orders containing all or part rich fruit cake and 40 working days’ for orders containing luxurious wedding cake. Please note there are certain times of the year when availability may be restricted. Alternatively you can ‘Save the date’ booking and choose the design at a later date.
Collection and delivery
Many people choose to collect their wedding cake, alternatively we do offer a delivery service to hotels and venues in and around the Bishops Stortford area. There is a full list of places we regularly visit on the ‘Order your Cake’ section of each design page and we are happy to quote for alternative venues within the local Bishops Stortford area. Please note that our prices for delivery do not include delivery on Sunday or Monday, but we are happy to quote for these days on an individual basis.
If you have any questions you would like to ask about our wedding cakes, please call us on 01279 508909 during business hours or email us via our contact page.