Welcome to Karen's Cakes website.
PLEASE NOTE - We currently closed for our annual summer break for 2 weeks and will be back Tuesday 19th July. The 1st order collection date available is Friday 21st July.
Welcome to Karen's Cakes website.
New for 2022!
Sugar peonies are the centre piece of this elegant wedding cake.
The cake can be coated in either white or cream with hand made sugar flowers in a choice of colours. If you would like an alternative colour please contact us for more details.
Flavour – For standard and large options you can choose to have your cake all in one flavour or two different flavours. The bottom tier will be your first choice and the top two tiers will be your second choice. For the petite option you are only able to order the cake in one flavour. Please note that you are not able to choose the fruit option for your top two tiers if choosing any of the other flavours for your bottom tier.
Choose the size, flavour, colour scheme and collection or delivery date required by using the selection boxes on the right.
Delivery or collection
Please note deliveries are made by Karen and there is an additional charge for this service. We did not want to hide the cost for this within the price of your cake preferring to give you the option to add it as an additional service should you wish to. Many of our couples are happy to collect and this can be done up to 2 days before the day of the wedding. All of our cakes are boxed securely ready for transportation. For more details see our FAQ page or contact us to discuss in more detail.
Size and portions guide
Petite – 10cm, 15cm and 20cm (4”, 6”, 8”) 70 to 80 Portions
Standard – 13cm, 18cm and 23cm (5”, 7”, 9”) 100 to 120 Portions
Large – 15cm, 20cm and 25cm (6”, 8”, 10”) 150 to 165 Portions
Required Lead times (subject to availability)
All non-fruit cake – 20 working days
All or part rich fruit cake – 30 working days
All or part luxurious fruit cake – 40 working days
All our iced cakes are coated with a thin layer of almond paste which creates a perfect base and makes sure it is structurally sound for stacking and coating with icing whilst adding a subtle hit of almonds to the flavour profile of the cake
Semi Naked designs have a thin skim coat of buttercream to seal the crumb and keep the cake moist. Buttercream designs have a generous coating giving a more luxurious taste and look.
A light, soft textured vanilla Genoese cake, layered with fresh vanilla butter cream which is then covered with a thin layer of white almond paste and soft iced or royal iced.
As the vanilla cake but with a zesty lemon flavoured cake and a shot of Limoncello in the buttercream.
As the vanilla cake but with a citrus orange cake together with a hit of Grand Marnier in the buttercream.
A modern classic - soft red velvet cake with a hint of chocolate and then layers with white Belgian chocolate buttercream.
As the Vanilla cake with finely chopped walnuts in the cake and fresh buttercream flavoured with espresso coffee
Melt in the mouth rich Belgian chocolate cake, layered with our signature fresh Belgian chocolate buttercream.
As above but free from Gluten or Wheat. We have strict procedures to make every effort that there are no traces of gluten or wheat in the fully decorated cake. However, we do obviously have products that contain gluten and wheat on the premises, so if you have a severe allergic reaction to minute traces of these products we are unable to guarantee they are completely free from them. See FAQ for more information
A very moreish and moist cake layered with fresh vanilla buttercream. We have strict procedures to make every effort that there are no traces of gluten or wheat in the fully decorated cake. However, we do obviously have products that contain gluten and wheat on the premises, so if you have a severe allergic reaction to minute traces of these products we are unable to guarantee they are completely free from them. See FAQ for more information. This recipe is not suitable for iced cakes. See FAQ for more information about allergies
Made to a secret family recipe using careful selected quality ingredients, slowly baked resulting in a finished cake that is golden and moist, it is then left to mature before being covered with almond paste and covered with soft or royal icing. Not suitable for semi naked or buttercream cakes
This is a time honoured secret family recipe which is packed with dried fruit, dark molasses sugar and chopped cherries and almonds, its baked long and slow resulting in a dark, sumptuous fruity cake. It is then 4x fed with brandy over 28 days and left to mature for minimum of a further 2 months before bring covered with white almond paste and soft or royal icing ready for your special day. Not suitable for semi naked or buttercream cakes