Cake or Death was created out of a love for creating edible art. In early 2009, Kristin Dorsey started Cake or Death full-time after years of making amazing cakes on the side for friends and family.
So you’re wondering, “Why is it Cake or Death?” Well, as a big fan of Eddie Izzard and extreme baker herself, Kristin related to one of his comedy skits on a whole different level. A light bulb lit up for her as she realized the importance of cake to her—it was either Cake or Death. She chose Cake.