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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25 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 · 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!!
  • Rachel

    Rachel · Married on 10/13/2019

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    Incredible!

    Karen at Cakes in Art was such a dream to work with! Our cake was truly a work of art! We really wanted our cake To be a melding of our two styles and we couldn’t have asked for a better result. One of the best parts was that the cakes truly taste as amazing, if not even better than they look!! Karen communicates with us through the whole process even adding a few details the two days before the wedding that tied the whole thing together! We will be thinking of every reason possible for her cakes!!!

    Planning/Coordination: Darling D's Events
    Photography: Megan Noonan Photography
    Flowers: The Floral Palette
    Hair & Makeup: Hair & Makeup Unveiled
    Rentals: Vintage is for Lovers
    Venue: Glasgow Farm

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    Sent on 10/14/2019
  • Kristin

    Kristin Lynn Burwick · Married on 09/07/2019

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    Definitley Recommend

    Karen was amazing! I recieved so many compliments on my cake. It looked like it was straight from Pintrest. It tasted great too. :)

    Sent on 09/26/2019

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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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