A Cake is Born-Part 1

From start to finish each of our cakes are made the same way that Caroline made them in the kitchen of her childhood home in Lake City, SC and the kitchen where she perfected her craft and started Caroline's Cakes at her home in Annapolis, MD. It's no secret that Caroline was a perfectionist and her attention to detail and customer care continue to be a cornerstone of our culture here at the bakery in Spartanburg, SC.

At my christening in 1982 Caroline served the first of many 7-Layer Caramel cakes and her cake journey began. Throughout the years Mom would get requests for a cake here and there and she would always have them ready and waiting for pickup on the joggling board on my parents front porch. All you had to do was come by the house, find the cake with your name on it, and leave a check in the Big Red Tin. It was all done on the honor system! 

Did you ever pick up one of our 7-Layer Caramel cakes from the house in Annapolis? I would love to hear your stories! Please feel free to share in the comments.

Richard R. Reutter



  • Back in the day we traveled from Annapolis across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Featherstone Mall to purchase one of Caroline’s cakes. It was an adventure always topped off with lunch at Fisherman’s Inn.
    Caroline’s has always produced that same wonderful product. You always receive a delicious cake that tastes like it was made by a special friend just for you.

    Audrey Batchelor
  • From Annapolis. Celebrated my 85th B’Day with four of Caroline’s cakes and one homemade lemon curd and coconut cake. The cakes received rave reviews from all 70 guests. No one had just one slice.
    Prices reasonable; shipped professionally. So much better than I had even hoped for. Thank you, Caroline Cakes

    Audrey Batchelor
  • How many days prier to April 6 to
    Send a Birthday Cake to California ?

    Giuseppe Mauceri.j
  • When will the caramel cakes be back in stock?

    Helen Peemoeller
  • I grew up in Darlington SC ( not far from Lake City ) and now live in Laguna Beach , California. Friends sent me a Carrot cake ( with caramel) for my birthday and it was wonderful! So glad I have found Caroline’s cakes !


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