Cakes in Art

5981 Sedgewick Ct, King George, VA 22485 Map · Phone number
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About Cakes in Art

Meet the Artist

Karen Seay graduated the acclaimed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY as a certified pastry chef. She toured the United States working with various pastry chefs at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, The Loews Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX, as well as working in West Palm Beach, FL, Greenwich, CT and New York City.

Working at The Mayflower Hotel, Karen decided to start her own business designing wedding cakes for clients who wanted both an artwork in cake while also addressing cultivated gourmet taste. Karen is a seasoned accomplished cake artist, with over 30 years of experience and is still in love with her job! She welcomes any cake challenge and her desire is to surpass your expectations in both taste and art.

We meet with every bride & groom for a personal tasting & design session, so we can get to know them a little bit and to get a real idea of the wedding atmosphere for our design elements. We want you to taste our samples and know that your cake will be the best your guests have ever tasted. (We often hear that there is no cake left over because the guests kept going back for more!)

At Cakes in Art, only the finest ingredients available in the world are used. The chocolates we use are imported from Belgium, Switzerland and France. We have selected a Swiss meringue buttercream as our choice of preference for its unsurpassed taste & stability. Our buttercream is made from 100% butter and never compromised with added shortening. We use only 100% pure vanilla and/or vanilla beans. Each filling we use is made with authentic fruit and actual liqueur's, not flavored imitation liqueurs.

The cakes on this site have been iced in Swiss Meringue buttercream using Karen's smooth, borderless technique, and although some appear to be covered in fondant they are actually meticulously smoothed in buttercream! (Unless fondant has been requested or necessary for design elements. Dummy cakes used for stylized shoots and bridal shows are also covered in fondant)) Cakes in Art LLC is compliant with all zoning and health regulations. WE NOW OFFER GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS!! ( Not a gluten free environment, but as I am also gluten free, I prepare all of my cakes meticulously to prevent cross contamination.)

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23 Reviews for Cakes in Art

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Vincent Schaefer · Getting married on 10/26/2019

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    Highly recommended

    Tasty cakes and down to earth.

    Sent on 07/06/2019

    Cakes in Art's reply:

    Vincent,
    Thank you so much for your review! I am so excited that I am working with you & Kirsten!!
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    Alycia · Married on 09/01/2018

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    Delicious!

    I cannot say enough about how amazing our wedding cake was. I have a gluten allergy, so I knew being able to eat cake on my wedding day could be a challenge. We met with Karen and she provided gluten free samples for me, as well as 'regular' samples for my (now) husband. We ended up having a four tier cake, two gluten free and two 'regular'. Let me tell you, our cake was DELICIOUS!! So much so that we literally had none left at the end of the night. I was happy that our guests enjoyed it as much as we did! The best part was that not only was the cake delicious, it was also beautiful. I showed Karen a picture of what I wanted and she made it happen. I would absolutely recommend Cakes In Art to any bride. You will not be disappointed.

    Sent on 03/06/2019
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    Cakes in Art's reply:

    Alicia, thank you for your sweet words. As a fellow gluten free eater I know how disappointing gluten free foods can be. I am so happy I could provide you with a cake that you could really enjoy. I loved the design you selected, so elegant. Many blessings to you & Tyler!!
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    Steven · Married on 05/19/2018

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    Karen at Cakes In Art did an amazing job with our Wedding Cake. Not only was it a beautiful looking creation but it was also moist and delicious. Our guests loved it!!

    Sent on 06/13/2018

    Cakes in Art's reply:

    Thank you for the lovely review Steven! Marsha & Steven chose a midnight blue & gold cake design for their wedding. A brilliant color combo for an amazing "pop" at their reception. They were easy going and sweet to work with. Thank you for allowing Cakes in Art to be a special part of your wedding day.

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Cakes in Art FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)? $ 4.00
  • What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)? $ 6.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake? Top Tier of the Cake
  • What services do your prices include? Consultation, Custom Cake Design, Set Up, Tastings - Private
  • What types of desserts do you provide? Cakes, Croquembouche, Groom's Cake
  • What services do you provide? Consultations, Custom Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private
  • What cake items do you provide? Cake Stands
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free
  • Are you licensed by the state health department? Yes

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5 Endorsements

  • Vintage Floral Design
    Vintage Floral Design Wedding Florists

    Beautiful work AND delicious!!

  • Lieb Photographic LLC
    Lieb Photographic LLC Wedding Photographers

    Oh my goodness! All I can say is "STUNNING!" If you want a GORGEOUS cake that tastes amazing and is delivered professionally and perfectly, you really need to contact Cakes in Art today.

  • May June Events
    May June Events Wedding Planners

    Cakes in Art is a dream come true for any bride searching for a wow-worthy cake!! Karen's cakes are absolutely incredible, and her talent knows no bounds. The artistry she displays in each of her dazzling confections makes it almost a shame to cut into... if only they weren't so delicious!! Her cakes make for a show stopping element to any wedding, and if guests aren't blown away by how it looks on the outside, they'll certainly be amazed by how good it tastes on the inside!! I would highly recommend Karen to any couple searching for a stunning, out of this world cake that tastes as fabulous as it looks!!!

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