Joy Wilson is well known for her daily dabbles in butter and sugar as her blogging alter ego, Joy the Baker. A California girl who now splits her time between New Orleans and Houston, TX, Joy is a 100% taste buds taught baker and home cook. Since 2008, Joy has shared her indulgent and comforting yet approachable recipes through her popular blog joythebaker.com, inspiring home cooks of all ages to try new things. Joy is also a three-time cookbook author, and editor-in-chief of the bi-annual Joy the Baker Magazine.
Through it all, Joy proves baking is not about all the latest gadgets and high-tech gizmos; it’s about stepping into the kitchen with a monster sweet tooth and coaxing something beautiful out of the oven. Joy has won numerous awards for her online work including Savuer’s Best Baking Blog and being named one of the Top 50 Food Blogs by The London Times. Joy has been featured on Food52, NYMag, TheKitchn, Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset Magazine, and Country Living to name a few. Joy has spoken at Cherry Bombe Jubilee and been seen on The TODAY Show. She has her own baking and breakfast mixes product line with Williams Sonoma, and a capsule collection of culinary themed necklaces and earrings with Delicacies Jewelry. You can keep up with Joy on Instagram @joythebaker and her cake-based passion project @drakeoncake. On any given day she can be found with a bag of cookies and a pound of butter in her purse.