In 2012 she decided to become part of the Unliving so she could be with Skitters. She started a new disease called The Baker's Kiss. In march 2012, she decided to closed down her original business, The Bake Stop, due to lack of business above ground and opened up Half Baked in the Underground.
She eventually realised that she missed her old life above ground and so took the cure and reopened the Bake Stop, leaving Half Baked to be run by Elsie. Her and Skitters have since ended their relationship. The split was amicable though, and they are still friends.
On Fireside 2012, Fantine decided to offer herself as a volunteer for making a good use of those pumpkins that left on Morostide - normal and carved - so she could make pies out of them.