What we do


Essence of Cake offers a one stop shop for all your cake needs.  If you need cake decorating tools, to order a celebration cake, or fancy a slice of cake and a cup of tea (aunt Sally) then you can do all of this and more over the phone or online.

Cake Decorating Tools

Celebration Cakes

Fondant Printing

Cake Tin & Stand Hire

Cupcake Decorating Parties

Corporate Logo Cupcakes


Afternoon Tea

Arty Painted Buttercream Gold Drip with
Celebration Cakes
Cake decoatng tools and accessorie
Cake Decorating Tools (Online Only)

We make cakes for any occasion, and will help turn that special day into a great one with a persoanlised cake to suit your needs.


Go to our Cake Prices page to view starting prices.


You can browse through our cake gallery to get some inspiration or email us with an image of the cake you'd like.  Either way you'll walk away with a smile.

PME Cake tns
Cake Tin Hire
London skyline cake
Fondant Printing

We have a wide range of cake decorating tools and accessories from modelling tools, fondant and impression mats, to icing turntables, cutters, cake boards and boxes.


Contact us on 020 3784 6030 to check stock levels or go directly to our online shop.


It's not always practical to own every type of tin.  To help keep your kitchen clutter free we have round and square tins for hire from 6" to 14".

To hire a tin, there is a £20 refundable cash deposit (when tin is returned as received) and the hire itself is just £1 per day!  Call us on 020 3784 6030 or contact us by email to check availability.

We are able to print any black and white or colour image or lettering onto sheet fondant in our shop to add the final touches to any cake or cupcake.  All you need to do is provide the image or lettering by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


There are three sizes available:

  • A4

  • 8" Circle

  • 2" Circle Cupcake Toppers (15 per sheet)

Children decorating cupcakes
Adult & Children Cupcake Decorating  Parties
Buttercream rosettes
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Corporate Logo Cupcakes & Cakes

Our parties gets everyone involved & excited about baking and cupcake decorating.  The party lasts for approximately 2 hours we have a number of packages available​.


Everyone will walk away with new skills and a chance to let their creativity flow, and of course you all get to keep your marvellous cupcakes home with you.


Visit Our Parties page for more information.


Want to learn some of the basic cake decorating techniques and enhance your skills?


Take a look at our Events/Workshops page to see what topics and dates are currently scheduled for both adults and under 16s.

Is anything more quintessential than afternoon tea?  How about afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home?


Our Bites (sandwiches) and Delights (cakes, pastries and scones) are delicately cut finger foods that will suit all tastebuds.  With a great selection to choose from you can design your own menu and sample various teas.


Whether its tea for two (minimum) or more, we only need 48 hours notice and you'll be relaxing the afternoon away.  Visit our Afternoon Tea page for more information.


If this all sounds right up 'your' street then call us on 020 3784 6030 or complete our booking form to make a booking.  

Scones with jam and clotted cream

Promote your brand in a fun and tasty way with our logo cupcakes, cakes. and biscuits

We have a range of cupcake case colours for you to choose from as well as 3 delicious cupcake flavours.  You can order between 12-200 through our order form and for larger orders please contact us directly by phone or email


We offer a delivery service and message card if you need that extra personal touch.

We are also able to cater for vegan and gluten free dietary requirements, just let us know when placing your order.

Afternoon Tea