Nichelle Stephens

Nichelle Stephens
Expertise: baking, event planning

Nichelle Stephens wrote for The Spruce Eats covering the subject of cupcakes. 


  • Co-founder of Cupcakes Take the Cake, a popular blog about cupcakes
  • Writer about cupcakes for over 10 years 
  • Judged several cupcake baking competitions, hosted cupcake decorating classes, and organized cupcake business classes


Nichelle Stephens is the co-founder of Cupcakes Take the Cake, a popular blog about cupcakes. Stephens has appeared on "The Martha Stewart Show," Food Network, and MSNBC. She has been quoted as a cupcake expert in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Los Angeles Times, and Entrepreneur magazine. In the book about food trends, The Tastemakers, Nichelle is mentioned as being a cupcake blogger.

She has judged several cupcake baking competitions, hosted cupcake decorating classes, and organized cupcake business classes. She has interviewed notable cupcake bakery owners and pastry chefs from all over the world.

Nichelle is currently the local co-producer of TECHmunch in Atlanta. She moderated panels, secured sponsors, and promoted the event. She has co-produced TECHmunch in New York since 2010.


Nichelle Stephens has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Cincinnati.

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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