Start a Cake Business

Start a Cake Business: How to Succeed in a Home-based Cottage Food Operation or in a Commercial Kitchen
New Edition available on Kindle

Has anyone ever said to you, “Your baking is so delicious, or your cakes are so beautiful…you should go into business!?” Have you ever taken a cake decorating class and thought, “How could I turn this into a career?” Maybe you’ve been to a wedding, seen and tasted the cakes or cupcakes and thought, “I can do this!” Perhaps you just enjoy working in the kitchen and want to learn how to start a real home-business.

Recent passage of cottage food laws are opening new opportunities for home-based cake businesses across the country.Whatever your reason for choosing cake decorating as a business, this e-book offers the expertise and solutions to the many situations you will encounter as you start your journey as a business owner. ANYONE can do this. Even a novice baker.

Take the uncertainty and confusion out of starting a cake or cupcake business. Since 2005, ”Start a Cake Business Today ” has equipped bakers with the knowledge and skills needed to start and successfully grow a cake bakery anywhere! You may be imagining yourself working at home– in a small town or big city. You may be dreaming of being your own boss. With this guide you can follow easy steps to make this a reality.

This guide combines the business start-up knowledge and cake decorating experience of people from around the world who have successfully started cake and cupcake businesses. These are their small business secrets, tips and techniques compiled into a single source – the very private keys to their success.

Starting a Cake Business at home is a relatively straight-forward and inexpensive process compared to starting a commercial bakery or buying a franchise. However, the process is still time consuming and intimidating. There are legal issues as well. Simple mistakes or trial and error cost you in time and money. Once your business is up and running you’ll begin to achieve the things you’re hoping for.

Until now it was very difficult to find out what starting a cake decorating business really entailed – this guide changes that. The fact is that no amount of endless scouring of the Web for free information will give you what is contained inside this guide. The forums and blogs that are out there are great resources, but they don’t tell you the full story. This guide provides you with not only the answers you need today, but also with the answers you’ll need tomorrow and the days thereafter.

Wherever you are in the entrepreneurial process, this guide is business building made easy. The nitty-gritty of starting and succeeding as a cake decorator is only to be found here – so now you can relax, your search is over.

With this guide you get more than the “what to do”, but crucially you get the “how, when, where, who and why” of starting a cake or cupcake business.

Here are just a fraction of the issues covered:
What are the legal ramifications of operating a food service business from home?
What kind of insurance do you need?
How can you build a portfolio of cake options to show clients when just starting out?
How can you start with a minimal investment?
Where will you find customers and how should you price your cakes?!
How should you conduct a cake consultation? What does a wedding contract need to stipulate?

You will receive access to our Wedding Cake Design Gallery. Hundreds of contemporary, classic and traditional wedding cake images organized by category and theme.

In this book, you will learn that you CAN build a small business, either full-time or in your spare time. A cake decorating business is a great option for a small, home-based business and it does not require a great financial investment. With easy to follow, yet detailed instructions, lessons and suggestions, you will be guided through everything you need to know to get your business going right away. People will always celebrate birthdays and weddings and undoubtedly, they will always need cakes and cupcakes! There’s no time like the present to get started on your new career.

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel when Starting Your Business

Our cake business guides are unlike any other available on the internet, because they are written by professionals who do this work for a living. They include the best resources, proven professional techniques, money saving advice, and practical information to get you up and running in no time.

This book also includes the actual recipes used in a professional cake shop in New England. There are over 600 tested, proven recipes available!

  • accepting credit cards
  • bookkeeping for bakers
  • taxes for small business
  • insurance you must have
  • equipment basics
  • Checklists & sample letters
  • Sample Contracts
  • Forms for managing your cake business
  • Ideas to stimulate your creativity
  • Access to our cake gallery
  • A free website
  • Our recipe collection
  • Lifetime Updates
  • and much more!

Unconditional, no-questions-asked 3-month money-back guarantee

Your purchase of the ebook, recipes and image gallery comes with a 90-day, iron-clad, no-questions-asked, 100% money-back guarantee. If at any time in the next 90 days you feel that this ebook just wasn’t worth the money you paid, let me know and you’ll get a full refund. Please note, if you purchase the paperback version, it must be returned in new condition to receive a full refund. Please see the FAQ for complete details.

I’ve been told that the recipes alone are worth several times more than the asking price.

Start your Cake Business:

You can purchase an electronic or paperback version of this guide. The ebook is downloadable in the most popular electronic format: Kindle.

The popular document format, Kindle means that no matter what kind of computer you have — Mac or PC — or how old or slow your computer is, you will be able to read it. If you ever lose it, Amazon will send you another copy. Anytime. A month from now or a year from now!

If you have any other questions or suggestions about the guide or this site, feel free to contact me.

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