Meet Nicole & Jeremy
Nicole Braddock was born and raised in Waterbury, CT. She is a self taught baker and mom of three who started by baking for only close family and friends. Nicole received a college degree from an art school in Boston, as well as a degree in nursing. Baking professionally was never on her radar, but it was the passion of creativity, fun and entertaining that knew she had to immerse herself in.
Jeremy and Nicole Braddock founded Hardcore Sweet in 2012 by combining their innovative flavors, vintage flair and hardcore music roots. The team began taking the sweets to the streets in their ice cream truck turned cupcake truck named "Betty". Now, the couple set up shop in an old pin workshop situated in Oakville, CT.
Hardcore Sweet added winning an episode of Cupcake Wars to their list of awesome accomplishments. The vegan competition featured rocker and horror fanatic Rob Zombie as a guest judge and enabled Hardcore Sweet to make their cupcake debut at the 2013 Great American Nightmare in Los Angeles, California. Nicole and Jeremy wowed the judges and festival guests with their unique flavor combinations, horrifying toppers, and twisted "Funhouse of 1000 Cupcakes" concept.
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