So Kelly Lou’s was born – Lou coming from my middle name Louise.
When word had got out that Kelly Lou cake café was open (in a hardware store of all places!) customers started coming in to taste the cakes and would more often than not bring home a box or two.
Before long I had to recruit my Mum (and occasionally my Dad, brother and sister) and we were baking hundreds of cupcakes a week along with layer cakes, loaf cakes, cookies, macarons, whoopie pies…as well as celebration cakes for birthdays, christenings, communions, weddings. I opened a commercial bakery around the corner and in December 2017 opened a 2nd larger café in Parkside, Portlaoise. I couldn’t manage the business without my fantastic team.
Our menus are influenced by the beautiful cake bakeries I have visited in America and London but I also add a little french twist occasionally as a nod to the immaculate patisseries I have visited in France.
I hope you like your visit to our website. Please take a look at our portfolio which we will try to keep updated and we would love to see you in Kelly Lou’s soon!