Mellissa Morgan AKA Ms Cupcake
Morgan, aka Ms Cupcake, is a vegan baker and chef who prides herself on her ability to transform basic ingredients into vegetarian and vegan masterpieces. Originally from Canada, she describes her baking as classic North American with a British flavour twist.
Mellissa first appeared as an amateur on ITV’s Britain’s Best Dish and has since made appearances on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Islam TV and Sky News. Her appearance as a contestant on the ITV show Britain’s Best Bakery won her a whole new set of fans following praise from the judges for her fantastic tasting vegan cakes.
Her remarkable business journey has brought attention from The Independent, The Economist, and she has appeared on BBC Radio4’s Women’s Hour. Mellissa was the first European Representative for the Yelp Small Business Advisory Council (YSBAC) where she advised Yelp on the needs of independent businesses in the UK and abroad, and she wrote a regular column for the British Baker Magazine on running a successful small food business. In 2015 her business was named Best Independent Groceries Retailer at the Dot London Awards.