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Claire Owen Cakes

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We design and bake exquisite and delicious cakes in London and beyond, creating for Weddings and unique occasions
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General Services

Bespoke Design
Last-Minute Orders
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Tiered Cakes
Treats and Favours

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Full Description
Our bespoke wedding cakes have been enjoyed by thousands of wedding guests across the UK. Every cake is individually designed in collaboration with the couple, drawing inspiration from the style and feel of your wedding and the things you love. We invite every prospective wedding couple to a tasting and design consultation where you can try our delicious cakes and we can discuss design ideas in more detail. "Having grown up in a household where baking was a daily activity you could say that becoming a professional cake maker was always on the cards. Many of the recipes and techniques I use in my cakes have been handed down through my bake-loving family! No celebration or family gathering was complete without cake. I graduated from Art School with a First Class degree in Fine Art Sculpture and spent 10 years working with some of the UK’s most acclaimed artists to curate public art installations. I continue to seek inspiration from the art world and many of my cakes have been inspired by the work of artists and designers, such as William Morris and Mischa Tauber. Following a career break to start a family, in 2011 I formed Claire Owen Cakes, bringing together all aspects of my creative skill set. My cakes have been commissioned by style-savvy wedding couples and corporate clients looking for a unique statement cake, including Cath Kidston and Holkham Hall. Many of my clients are artists, designers and stylists. I love creating cakes which take your breath away and that are irresistibly delicious. I relish the challenge of an unusual or quirky commission. But most of all, I love being a creative part of the most important celebrations in people’s lives." - Claire Owen


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
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Kate & Steve
Married in October 2017
November 2017
If you like cake you'll LOVE Claire's Cakes.
We weren't going to have a wedding cake, and then I found Claire'e website and I knew i just had to have one. Claire makes the most beautiful cakes ever. AND they taste d...
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Jennifer Watterson
Wedding: October 2017
December 2017
Stunning wedding cake and cupcakes!
Claire had quite a task with my mother-in-law's wedding cake request - the main cake had to be vegan and chocolate, we needed a mixture of vegan and non-vegan cupcakes of...
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Rose and Chris
Married in September 2017
November 2017
Rustic barn wedding
Beautiful cake that fitted in with the look we were going for perfectly. Claire offered ideas and inspiration to what we had invisaged. Everything was organised and from ...
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Sophie Mutevelian
Wedding: September 2017
November 2017
My mum's wedding cake
As a gift for my mum's wedding I had this cake made with the bespoke theme 'travel'. We were all overwhelmed by the incredible results! It was the centerpiece of the we...
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Married in September 2017
December 2017
Loved our wedding cake!
I thought I knew what I wanted for a wedding cake (very traditional with flowers tumbling down the side)...Until I stumbled across Claire at a wedding fair. I spotted thi...
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Married in August 2017
December 2017
A Cake Without Compare!
Claire not only created my breathtaking wedding cake this year, but also my recent birthday cake. After seeing her cakes displayed at the Most Curious Wedding Fair, I jus...
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Location & Contact Details


London, Greater London, England

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Nearest Train Station

Hither Green

Nearest Airport

City Airport

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Brides Magazine
Wedding Ideas Magazine
Your London Wedding Magazine

What is your most memorable wedding?

Honestly? My own! I made my own cake which took forever - hundreds of handcut flowers - but it was the cake that gave me the confidence so start my business and is holds a very special place in my heart for everything that it represented.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Exquisite, elegant, original, showstopping, delicious

What about your business are you most proud of?

Starting something from the ground up, that grew from the odd cake here and there to multi big-orders weekly.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Throw the rule book out of the window! Make it yours, eat the cake, dance to the music, say the vows that YOU want!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

A farming family's son came to his parents to announce his engagement, swiftly followed by a request to hold the reception in a dilapidated barn on their farm! Over 9 months, the whole family came together to renovate the barn, replacing beams, rebuilding stone walls, laying a new floor. The love that went in to that space was amazing and the result... the most magical space I have ever seen!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I invite every prospective wedding couple to a free, no-obligation tasting and consultation where I invite them to choose four flavours of cake to try and we can chat together about the style of the wedding and how they would like their cake to look. You can come with no ideas or a folder full! Usually there is lots of drawing, tea drinking and enthusiastic conversation after which I make a drawing of the cake and produce a detailed quote. I like to keep an ongoing dialogue with each couple and am happy for the design of the cake to evolve as the wedding planning progresses. I liaise directly with the venue with regards to set-up and delivery to try and make the cake part of your wedding one of the most enjoyable parts of the planning process!

What is your signature cake?

All my cakes are bespoke and my style evolves with every wedding so I don't really have a 'signature' design!

What is the most original creation you have baked for a wedding?

A 1920s-inspired cake, all white, with tiers separated by vintage glass pedstal dishes and covered in long wired cascades of stylised sugar lily of the valley.

Describe how you got into making wedding cakes.

My background is in the Arts and I have a first class sculpture degree. I had a career break to start a family, and after making a few wedding cakes for friends I decided to combine my baking and creative skillsets and launch my own cake studio.