Young cupcake chef opens shop in Vienna


Web Editor - Nick Miller

VIENNA, Ill. - An 18 year-old cupcake chef in Johnson County, Illinois, is opening up a shop to sell her sweet creations.

Katelyn Bailey says she is excited to open 'Cupcakes by Katelyn'. The 18 year-old started the baking business out of her home in February decided she wanted to open a shop in Vienna over the summer.

Bailey says there's no free-standing bakery in town, and she's ready to fill that need starting bright and early Saturday morning.

"We are going to have more than cupcakes tomorrow. We are starting at 7:00 a.m. with cinnamon rolls, coffee, cupcakes, cookie cakes, and Christmas candy," Bailey said.

'Cupcakes by Katelyn' is located on First Street in Vienna, Illinois, in a shopping center a few doors down from The Dollar General store. Bailey says she hopes to expand soon and offer sandwiches on homemade bread.