'We are back': Owner of Leeds based viral takeaway Get Baked reveals plans to return

The owner of viral Leeds sensation Get Baked has revealed his plans to return to the city exclusively to the Yorkshire Evening Post - more than six years since the business closed.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 10:01 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 10:16 am

Get Baked is a dessert business founded from the kitchen of a home in Leeds in 2011.

Word of the company quickly spread across the city and globally, with more than 50,000 followers across their social media platforms due to their humorous posts and food pictures.

However, the business shutdown following what the owner described as an "unsuccessful" venture into the restaurant business with 'The Joint' in Leeds city centre.

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Get Baked is a dessert business founded from the kitchen of a home in Leeds in 2011. cc Get Baked

Now, the owner of the original Get Baked business has revealed his plans to reopen to the YEP, following a cryptic Facebook post which has gone viral in just 24 hours.

The owner - who wished to remain anonymous - said he was not looking to compete with new dessert based brands, but instead 'change' the landscape of takeaways in Leeds.

He said: "The market has now been ravaged by everyone selling the same products.

"We created [the dessert business], we are going to change it again.

"Back when I started in 2011, we were the only business doing this anywhere in the world.

"This is now going to benefit everyone no matter where they live.

"We are bringing it back."

The owner is due to reveal further reopening plans in the near future.

He has now launched a competition for customers to win a £500 year supply of Get Baked takeaways.

A cryptic message on the Get Baked Facebook page read: "Daddy’s home."

More than 500 comments have since been left by social media users on the post, eager to learn more about the return.

It is the first post on the page - which has almost 50,000 followers - in nearly five years.

One said: "I will come back to Leeds purely just to get another cake."

Another added: "This has got me so excited."