Molly Allen

Molly Allen
Title: Baker and Freelance Writer
Education: Central Washington University
Location: Hood River, Oregon
Expertise: Baking, Pastry, Dessert, Parties, Entertaining

Molly Allen is a previous bakery owner and freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience focused on food and beverage, lifestyle, travel and parties. 


  • 10+ years writing about food and beverage
  • Previous bakery owner


She is also a life-long baker with a passion for from-scratch recipes. A self-taught baker, she owned a bakery before pursuing a writing career full-time.


Bachelor of Arts in English Language & Literature

Minor in English Linguistics

Professional Writing Certificate

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