Bronx cake artist whips up success inside kitchen apartment

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Self-taught cake artist Anthony Cruz is gaining internet fame with his custom-decorated cakes, and he's been making them inside of his Bronx apartment kitchen.

The 25-year-old says he grabbed his first fondant five years ago and soon he was whipping up confections with the Cake Boss at Carlo's Bakery.

Cruz has also worked at Magnolia Bakery, but his real passion is making crazy cakes.

Things really started to take off for Cruz after his favorite celebrity Nicki Minaj re-tweeted a picture of a cake he had created to her millions of followers.

Cruz says he plans to move business out of his apartment one day and open his own cake shop.

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