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Sculpting art out of flour and frosting

While most artists are inspired by a blank canvas, Adie Sprague’s “mixed media of choice” are frosting and batter. As head baker of Treat Cupcake Bar in Needham, she applies her degree in studio art and sculpture to cupcakes.

“There are endless combinations of options, and cupcakes are a delicious art form both in taste and appearance,” said Sprague, 27, who also serves as Treat’s general manager.

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