Sad news for pastry fans. Kennett Square’s most renowned bakery has abruptly closed up shop. Liz Marden Gourmet Cakes and Desserts made the announcement on Facebook on the afternoon of Monday, July 16th to their 1,415 fans. Liz wrote:
Dear Customers and Friends,
After careful consideration, I have decided to close Liz Marden Bakery & Café, as of July 15, 2012.
Brides with pending orders will be contacted this week regarding refunds due.
I have loved being part of the thriving energetic communities of Kennett Square and Hockessin. I am deeply grateful for my talented staff, my loyal customers and for the friendships I have developed during the past 25 years.
I am not yet sure what the future holds except I intend to continue pursuing this culinary profession that I love. And I am hopeful that our paths will cross again.
Fans of Liz’s cakes and desserts were saddened by the news. Dozens of customers commented on her Facebook post, asking about their wedding cakes and wishing her the best in her future endeavors.
Known for her incredible custom wedding cakes and her tenure at the Hotel DuPont, Liz was a welcome addition to the borough of Kennett Square. Her desserts were often seen on the menus for local restaurants. Just recently, Liz had made a wedding cake for Vice President Biden’s daughter and was featured in People Magazine. Count us as among her biggest fans. We are saddened and wish her well.