Essence of Cake


20% off afternoon tea, 15% off parties, 10% off workshops and 5% off baking tools and equipment


30 High Street, South Norwood, Greater London, SE25 6HA 


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Essence of Cake - Afternoon Teas, Parties and Baking Classes in South Norwood

Essence of Cake is an independent cake shop, party venue and baking school in South Norwood, South London. With more than 20 years of baking experience, a decade of which having been dedicated to cake decorating, Tracey -the founder- is one of the most accredited cake bakers in South London.

Besides making celebratory cakes for events and special occasions, Tracey offers delightful afternoon teas, tea parties and baking workshops to the cake-lovers of South London.

Her workshops, available to both adults and children, teach the 'tricks of the trade' where specialist cake decorating is concerned. Create your own themed party with friends and learn to decorate cupcakes (and eat them!) while you're at it.

For afternoon tea, choose from a selection of classic sandwich fillings, cake flavours and tea infusions - all to be enjoyed on premises at the Essence of Cake HQ!

If you love baking, cake decorating, or simply scoffing these sweet sundries, visit the Essence of Cake today, or book your afternoon tea, party or workshop here.


Monday: 10am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 5pm

Wednesday: By appointment (workshops, afternoon teas & parties)

Thursday: 9.30am - 5pm

Friday: 9.30am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday: By appointment (workshops, afternoon teas & parties)

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