Ladies and gentlemen, hold onto your sweet tooth because Linden, Michigan has a baking sensation that's taking the town by storm and the nation.

Alana Stamper is a true artisan in the world of pastries and has captivated taste buds with her unparalleled skills as the owner of Mama Alana's Pantry in Linden, Michigan. Specializing in everything deliciously Gluten-free & vegan, Mama Alana's Pantry has become a popular spot for bread, pies, cakes, and more.

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The talk of the town, every bite tells a story of dedication and a love for the craft that was born from her own need for specialty bakery selections inspired by her Italian heritage and most importantly, her own family’s dietary needs. For Stamper it's more than just a hobby, it's a passion.

"I started baking with my mom as a kid. I’ve loved it ever since! My family and I had to switch to gluten-free because of chronic health issues, so I got creative with traditional recipes. Every cake or pastry I bake is more than just food - it's my way of making sure everyone can enjoy eating without any worries", she said. 

Now Stamper has a chance to make a huge name for herself across America thanks to The Greatest Baker. The baking competition is presented by the "Cake Boss" himself, Buddy Valastro, and gives competitors a chance to win $10,000, and share their work in Bake from Scratch Magazine!

Not only that, the winner of The Greatest Baker will also have a chance to spend some time with Buddy and have special access to an exclusive workshop and Q&A  with the man many consider one of the greatest bakers of all time. 

Here's how you can help Stamper win it all. Cast your vote for her on the competition’s website through February 1, 2024. Votes will reset on January 18 and January 25 so everyday voting is important. As of the writing of this article, Alana is in 2nd place! VOTE!

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