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.

Kristin Dorsey has been creating cakes for years. She learned from experts in the Greater Toronto Area at Golda’s KitchenGeorge Brown College, and McCall’s School of Cake Decorating. She has also had the pleasure of learning from two top artists in the U.S.,Colette Peters and Bronwen Weber.

Kristin takes pride in the detail of her work and loves achieving a creative twist on traditional cake ideas. A truly creative person, she enjoys the challenge sculpting cakes into anything imaginable —from buildings to trophies to intricate tiaras, all edible! Inspired by music, fashion, pop culture, and other great cake designers, she hopes to inspire you with your custom piece of art.

From birthdays to baby showers, weddings to bar mitzvahs, corporate events or promotions to Make a statement at any occasion. Make it Cake or Death!