Venetian opulence maroon wedding cake

Welcome to Sparkles and Swirls, where every bespoke cake is designed to your individual request and made by hand. I’m Claire, an award winning cake designer and I specialise in creating beautiful wedding cakes for the centre piece of your special day. Based in Shirley, Croydon, I deliver across the South East of England.

I use the finest and freshest ingredients to ensure your cake doesn’t just look good, it will taste amazing too.

For weddings, I offer a complimentary consultation so we can get to know each other and ensure the cake is the best possible reflection of your day. No two wedding cakes are ever the same as each will be designed to your own personal tastes and style of your day.

If you’d like more than just cake as a sweet treat on your day, consider adding individually boxed macarons, or cookies as your favours. Or I can create an entire dessert table.

Have a look at the cake galleries for inspiration, or get in touch with me to discuss your needs.

Exceeded all our expectations

Claire’s creativity is unbelievable. The cake was the centrepiece of the day! If you want the best cake going, and total peace of mind, we would wholeheartedly recommend Sparkles and Swirls.

Beautiful wedding cake

Claire made our beautiful wedding cake for us this July. Claire had to contend with what was now confirmed as the hottest day ever in the UK which I’m sure made it quite a challenge to produce a cake which could withstand temperatures reaching 36 degrees! Of course the cake lasted perfectly! The cake was stunning and was exactly what I had pictured and most importantly tasted amazing! We had a flower hoop on the cake which Claire liaised with our florist directly so we didn’t have to worry about a thing! Thank you so much!!

Beautiful and tasted lovely

Our wedding cake was beautiful and tasted lovely. Often specialty cakes look the part but don’t taste as good, but not so with ours. Claire worked with our florist about the design so it was one less thing for me to worry about, at a busy wedding planning time.

Features and awards

I’m honoured to have had my work shown in some of the most respected wedding blogs in the industry, as well as to have won my first award with The Cake Professionals in 2020.

As featured on Bespoke Bride 2020
As featured on B.Loved 2020
Bronze Award at the Cake Professionals Awards 2020
Featured in Wedding Trend Report 2021