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Feast on This


In 2009 Shaunda Lohse, just out of a shelter after separating from her husband and using ingredients bought with food vouchers, baked her first from-scratch cupcake for her sister’s birthday. She sold two dozen of that batch to her neighbor for $30 and has been selling treats ever since. Her cupcake lounge, Sugar on Top in State College, Pennsylvania, turned a profit after 14 months. “People say, ‘You can taste the love in your cupcakes,’ and I say, ‘Thank you, that was my intention.’

Andra Hall

CamiCakes, Atlanta

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