Fresh ingredients, awesome decorations, fantastic


Fantasticakes! is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based mother-daughter baking and decorating team. We specialize in custom cakes for all occasions. Our mission is to create scrumptious cakes that are as exciting to look at as they are to eat.  After all, who wants to eat an ugly cake?

12 years old, I baked a cake for my grandpa’s birthday. No ordinary box mix would do. I insisted on making Grandpa’s cake and frosting from scratch. The cake was a success, an annual tradition was born and I discovered a love of cake baking and decorating.

After years of making cakes for family and friends, I’ve decided to share my love. Now you, too, can have a Fantastic Cake for your next special day!


I’m Jennifer, the ‘mother’ half of this mother-daughter duo. My cake-baking story begins with my grandfather, Robert B. Carty. When I was about


I’m Ellie, the “daughter” of this mother-daughter duo! I’ve watched my mother bake cakes for years, and always loved eating them. While Mom is the lead baker, my role in

Fantasticakes! is that of creative director. My background is in art, and I’ve recently discovered that creating edible art is a delicious way to express myself. I specialize in detail fondant work, such as  sculpting characters and flowers. I’m always excited about taking on new challenges and I look forward to creating an edible masterpiece just for you.