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Making a Difference in Cupcakes, Loneliness and Dogs, with Heather Saffer

Heather Saffer

Heather Saffer is the founder of Dollop Gourmet; a better-for-you dessert company that produces vegan and gluten-free lower sugar frostings sold in major retailers across the country.

Heather graduated from SUNY Brockport with a degree in psychology and got her entrepreneurial start as the founder of the nation’s first create-your-own cupcake bakery.

Heather has demonstrated success by winning Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, getting multiple offers on ABC’s Shark Tank, showcasing her products on QVC, and authoring two bestselling cookbooks, The Dollop Book of Frosting (Simon & Schuster/F+W Media) and Crazy Easy Vegan Desserts (Sterling Epicure).

As a successful entrepreneur and self-taught baker, Heather has been featured in Forbes, People Magazine, Huffington Post, USA Today, Inc., Oprah, Hallmark Channel, Steve Harvey Show, and Sirius XM.

Heather sold Dollop Gourmet in 2019 to Mimac Glaze Ltd., an international leader in the gourmet icing industry.

Heather’s current focus is on helping leaders and entrepreneurs through her speaking and coaching business, along with pursuing her passion for raising money for rescue animals with her artwork on HeatherAndDonald.com.

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