Like many dreams-come-true this one was long in the making!
KB Confections is a family affair, led by award winning baker Karen Bosworth with support from her husband Dan and their three children. Karen’s passion for cake decorating began when she was still in elementary school. After staying home sick from school one day she saw her first cake decorating demonstration on TV. Her love for baking and sugar art began there! After a few years of working for another cake shop, Karen wanted to be home with her young children, the most important job ever, and focused on her own home-based business. Over time the business has grown through recommendations, for this Karen is most proud and grateful.
So in 2012, the time was right to make the dream of owning a shop into a reality. The children too have grown. Daughter Marianne works full-time with her Mom in the bakery and sons Matthew and James lend a hand when they can. Bringing the Bake Shoppe to life has been a thrilling challenge.
After touring some of the country’s best bake shops for inspiration, Karen and the team began the process of designing the welcoming, creative and exciting space which has become KB Confections Bake Shoppe. After months of blood, sweat, tears, and a lot of physical labor, the location was renovated and it was ready! The vision has resulted in a space that is welcoming, a menu that is cozy and old-fashioned, and a commitment to quality in everything from the smallest lemon bar to the largest wedding cake.
As long-time Lakewood residents, Karen and her husband Dan , have enjoyed raising their children in this big community with a small town feel, and have embraced the opportunity to give back by investing in this locally owned business. With having the priorities of faith first, family second, and the dream job third, KB Confections was born!