Business & economy

BUSINESS BEAT: New shop in Ontario puts icing on the cake

Designer cupcakes are a specialty of Lisa Mathews' new Ontario business, Dessert by Design. (The Enterprise/LES ZAITZ)

ONTARIO -– The call to Lisa Mathews came about a month ago.

“Can you do 400 cupcakes?” the caller asked.

“Sure, I can,” Mathews answered. “I have a big oven now.”

Mathews worked on the cupcakes through last weekend, getting them ready for a local wedding.

She’s making lots of cupcakes these days after opening her new shop, Dessert by Design.

Mathews is . . .