Hey there! I am Lautonia Robinson: A stay-at-home mother of gorgeous twin girls and a dedicated military wife of more than 25 years. I have always believed in living by the standard that “your home is your sanctuary, and should feel and look like a page out of a beautiful magazine.” While taking care of my family, I discovered my passion for interior design and love for gardening, and, of course, baking. My adventure with baking began while making a delicious raspberry-laced vanilla cake for my family. I simply could not get the icing to become perfectly smooth, so as the perfectionist I am, I attended a local cake decorating class to help me make my icing absolutely delectable and perfectly smooth. Instructors began to notice and praise my passion for precision and elegance; therefore, I was asked by my instructors to join a cake decorating team of professionals. This is where it all began.
The name, Sunday Rose Cakes, was thought of on a beautiful, summer Sunday morning. As I was sipping on my morning coffee, I admired my hard work and attention to the details of my flower bed filled with beautiful, perfumed roses. Thus, I knew that Sunday morning that each one of my cakes would be treated like the flowers in my garden. Each one being its own masterpiece, which I call “The Sweet Elegance of Cake Artistry.” There is nothing more beautiful than an elegant cake with delicate sugar flowers to adorn them.
My favorite part of being a baker and artist is delivering personalized, beautiful wedding cakes to couples in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV). Seeing the couple’s style and hearing the couple’s story allows me to create the perfect wedding cake that is unique to the occasion. It is of the upmost importance to me that my clients have a part of themselves and what they love showcased in their cake design. I absolutely love the details of making edible lace and sugar flowers that make each cake a personalized art piece. I want my brides to have not only a beautiful cake but a delicious cake with the highest quality ingredients. When I am not baking, I am on Pinterest and researching the upcoming cake design trends to share with my brides-to-be.
I look forward to having the privilege to design and deliver unique, beautiful cakes to the wonderful people of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Let’s talk cake soon!
Lautonia with Sunday Rose Cakes provided us with an absolutely beautiful and delicious 5-tier, navy blue with 23K gold accent cake for our wedding on June 30th. It was certainly a jaw dropper and added a perfect touch to the decor within our reception room. After attending the cake tasting with Lautonia we knew we had found the one. She was professional, down to earth and made sure that the cake we tested was not only delicious but looked and was served beautifully. Fast forward to the wedding day our guests were so impressed with the cake and continue to rave about how moist and good it was. We made an excellent decision choosing Sunday Rose Cakes as our wedding cake provider!
Sunday Rose cakes are moist and full of flavor. I tried the gluten-free cake and it was delicious. Not only is she an excellent cake designer she is also a great person who pays attention to detail and is honest about the time and dedication she spends on her cakes and she strives to ensure that her customers are happy with the end result.
– Kim Rattliff
Sunday Rose Cakes’ elegant edible creations aren’t only appealing to the eyes, your taste buds will be in for a GREAT TREAT!
– Kathy Robinson, Nashville TN
Even the Your Go2 Girls has a Go2Girl when it comes to desserts, and Sunday Rose Cakes are definitely our first choice. From lavish cakes to decadent cupcakes and scrumptious specialty items, Sunday Rose Cakes never disappoints. Not only are the desserts a treat for your belly, but they are also a treat for your eyes, each dessert is designed to coordinate with the theme of your event. Lautonia always makes sure the deliciousness is in every detail.
– Tasha Fuller
Sunday Rose Cakes was such a pleasure to work with! Accommodating, caring, and super creative. My style leans much more to the modern side than most of the fluffy, over-the-top cakes offerings that are out there so to discover her was a godsend. Her sensibility and style were perfectly “simple” and chic. She has a true love and talent for baking, and the two cakes we ordered were both stunning and delicious. Honestly, I wish she could bake all our cakes for future special occasions. We only wish we had more cake leftover to enjoy!
– Melisa Ramos
I have ordered several cakes from Lautonia and I have been pleased every time. Not only are her cakes absolutely beautiful, but they are delicious as well. You can tell she puts a lot of love into her cakes and that she has a true passion for what she does. She loves to see her customers satisfied and that is exactly how I felt every time I received a cake from her. If you need a cake/treats for any special event please go see her and I promise you will not be disappointed.
– Sarah BeltranLearn More
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Questions and Answers
We are located just 50 miles south of Washington D.C. in Fredericksburg, VA and serve the District of Colombia, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) region.
Yes, we offer one hour cake tasting/consultations by appointment only. A non-refundable $40 deposit is required and payable by credit card. There is a $20 fee for each additional person with a limit to four additional guest. Your tasting and consultation is not confirmed until payment has been received. As a courtesy, please contact us within 48 hours if you need to reschedule as we custom make flavors for you. If cancelled after 48 hours prior to your tasting, there will be an additional charge to reschedule.
Please bring inspirational images to the tasting. You can have your Pinterest board handy of designs you love and if you have material of your color pallet brings those as well. This will help us to start creatively brainstorming cake designs.
We recommend a two week advance notice for all custom cake orders. There is a 50% non-refundable and non-transferable deposit required to secure your cake order and your order is not confirmed until deposit has been paid. Any chances made to the cake design, requires 72 hours advance notice with the exception of fondant figurines which must be cancelled 5 days in advance.
Our price list varies and is determined by the number of servings and complexity of design. Our minimum order for all custom cakes is $150. Pricing for fondant wedding cakes begins at $7 per slice and buttercream wedding cakes begin at $6.00 per slice. All 3D carved cakes begins at $200 with a minimum of 30 servings.
Our delivery areas include District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia (DMV) region.
$20 – Fredericksburg delivery and set up
$45 – 30 minute travel, delivery and set up
$60 – 45 minute travel, delivery and set up
$75 – 1 hour travel, delivery and set up
$100 – Over 1 hour travel, delivery and set up
Payments can be made via the invoice that is emailed to you. We accept all major credit cards, cash and checks. We also accept payments via PayPal.