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A fondant swan cake helped land Atlanta’s Molly Brodak on the Great American Baking Show

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Molly Brodak’s chamomile lime swan cake with honey Swiss meringue buttercreamPhotograph courtesy of Molly Brodak A three-dimensional swan, a lemon pepper-flavored portrait of Killer Mike, and six near-identical cookies decorated likes mermaids complete with iridescent golden seashell bras—these are just a handful of the creations Molly Brodak has whipped up in her kitchen this year. As if being a Kennesaw State University professor and successful writer (she’s penned an award-winning book of poetry and an acclaimed memoir) weren’t enough, Brodak has taken her sweet tooth to another level as a contestant on this season of ABC’s the Great American Baking ...

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Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods serves up “nostalgic junk food”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked GoodsPhotograph courtesy of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Poptarts and chipwichesPhotograph by Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Amid the Latin candies that clutter the checkout counter at Old Fourth Ward’s LottaFrutta lie a few pristine wrapped handmade pastries: perfectly formed Pop-Tarts and mini chocolate chip cookie “chipwiches.” The treats are the handiwork of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods, based out of Rex, Georgia—about twenty miles southeast of Atlanta. Holtzclaw studied at the Art Institute of Atlanta and worked under Chrysta Poulos (then pastry chef at 4th & Swift) and at the Candler Street ...

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Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods serves up “nostalgic junk food”

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked GoodsPhotograph courtesy of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Poptarts and chipwichesPhotograph by Ashley Sue Holtzclaw Amid the Latin candies that clutter the checkout counter at Old Fourth Ward’s LottaFrutta lie a few pristine wrapped handmade pastries: perfectly formed Pop-Tarts and mini chocolate chip cookie “chipwiches.” The treats are the handiwork of Ashley Sue Holtzclaw, founder of Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods, based out of Rex, Georgia—about twenty miles southeast of Atlanta. Holtzclaw studied at the Art Institute of Atlanta and worked under Chrysta Poulos (then pastry chef at 4th & Swift) and at the Candler Street ...

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