Kimberly Kunaniec

Expertise: pastry, baking

Kimberly Kunaniec is a trained pastry chef and food writer. Her writing often focuses on frozen treats like ice cream and sorbet.


  • Food writer
  • Culinary school graduate with a certificate in baking and pastry arts
  • Trained baker and pastry chef


Kimberly Kunaniec is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for almost three years. Kimberly has been baking and enjoying desserts for as long as she can remember.

After attending culinary school at California Culinary Academy, she began working as a baker for a Bay Area wedding cake shop. She now works as a food writer in addition to being a lawyer and reference coordinator.


After earning a B.A. in English at the University of California at Davis, Kimberly attended the California Culinary Academy. In 2005, she received a certificate in baking & pastry arts from the school. She then graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law and obtained her master's degree in library and information science.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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