Candace Nelson


Birthday May 8, 1974

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Indonesia

Age 49 years old

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Creator of Sprinkles Cupcakes who became known as a pastry chef and judge on Cupcake Wars and Sugar Rush. She also judged Bobby Flay's Throwdown show.

Before Fame

She worked as an investment banker before entering the bakery business.


Sprinkles Cupcakes became one of the world's first cupcake bakeries in 2005 and began a nation-wide cupcake craze.

Family Life

Her grandmother made desserts at a San Francisco restaurant during the 1930s. She married a man named Charles.

Associated With

Her famous cupcakes have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show.