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16-year-old entrepreneur launches cake making business during pandemic

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16-year-old Baker Kennedy Russell starts “Kennedys Confections” during pandemic

What started as a fundraiser for a class trip has turned into a successful cake making business for a Milford teen

MILFORD, Mich. – 16-year-old Kennedy Russell says she started making cakes three years ago to raise money for a class trip, and the pandemic turned it into a successful business.

” It’s definitely an eye-opener seeing how much I can do what I’m actually capable of,” Russell said.

Russell says after making her first cake, she turned to online videos to grow her skills.

“I did not think it would get to this point. I thought maybe I would have like a couple of orders a week if that,” says Russell.

Although the pandemic has been tough, Russell says she is filling orders for up to seven cakes per week.

” It has helped me a lot; because it’s giving me a lot more time and a lot more freedom with everything, and I can make…

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