Starting a Cake Business

Do you find yourself interested in baking? Then you could be successful in starting a cake business. Read on for six easy steps to start a cake business!

Believe it or not, I love to bake cakes and cookies! The warm smell of cinnamon and ginger wafting through the air is enough to satiate my children’s raving hunger pangs.

fresh cake from bakery

Baking cakes is fun and with two children running around the house, everything I made was consumed in less than a few hours. Friends, who were lucky enough to be around at the time of baking, always raved about the cooking and urged me to start a cake order business. “We’ll pay to eat a much bigger slice of those exotic goodies”, was the common refrain!

Tips and trick on how to start a cake business!

So it was after serious thought, I decided why not really turn this into something profitable. The very first thing I did was to read up on how to start a cake business and here’s what I learned.

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  • If I wanted more business, then I had to make sure my cakes and cookies were better looking, tastier, and yummier, than the local bakers. That meant regular new classes and newer recipes and my family as the guinea pig. But that’s the best way to be in demand, right!
  • I tapped all those friends who were willing to pay for my goodies and then utilized them to get my business going by word of mouth publicity. I even got them to distribute flyers and discount coupons for my cake business!
  • I then approached local cake and coffee houses for taking on my samples and selling my cakes. Although a few did refuse, many did like my products, and that gave me a tremendous boost.
  • I contacted local wedding planners to show my cakes, show my ability for wedding cakes. Believe me a well made wedding cake can really get you going with the wedding planners! And through them, I managed to get referrals to several party organizers as well as event mangers.
  • Free publicity always counts. In a bid for recognition, I sponsored quite a few local events and church fundraising activities, as well as offered free sample products to the local orphanage. This created really great exposure and word of mouth publicity free of charge!
  • After a sufficient amount of publicity was generated using press releases, I decided it was time to keep the interest going and baked a really big cake for the local orphanage in the form of a giant cookie. The cake was cut and the proceeds went to charity. I had to spend a really great amount of time to do this but the publicity it generated was…………………….priceless!

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95 Comments

  • TERRI said on July 14, 2008
    I WANT TO OPEN A HOME BUSINESS FOR BAKING CAKES, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO? I HAVE ALOT OF PASSION FOR BAKING & WOULD LOVE TO SHARE IT WITH OTHERS
  • David Bacon said on February 14, 2009
    I restarted or am trying to restart my mother's cake business. She made cakes for a local bar/tavern. Her cakes did very well in the 1980's. So I am using her recipes, I left several complimentary cakes with my business card with several restaurants. They like them but they don't follow up. I got to actually see an owner at my latest apartment. I left a chocolate peanut butter cake and a whiskey. The cake is a tube cake with chocolate chips, coconut and pecans and whiskey of course... it's a delicious cake. Well, he tried them and tells me that the whiskey belongs in a diner and is nothing more than a pound cake and of course the peanut butter didn't go over well due to the resent peanut butter scare.... So he threw them out. I made two other cakes... a boston creme and a carrot cake. He's going to try them but reminds me that he can go to BJ's and get larger cakes for $9.95... Like New York style cheese cake. I offered a 9" boston creme for $13.00 and a 9" carrot cake for $16.00. (complimentary to him) The carrot cake is a scratch cake... with real cream cheese icing. How do I get around the Sam's Clubs and BJ's. I would like to sell my cakes to a restaurant. My 3 attempts haven't been good...so far. How should I change my approach or product price?
  • Kitchen Wizard said on May 7, 2009
    How can all of you bake out of your homes? Don't you know it is illegal to do so? It's also illegal for a restaurant to purchase a cake that was made in a home.

    Please explain how you have gotten around this? I am so curious as I have started a cake business and of course am not doing it from any home. Please advise.
  • Linda A. Anthony said on July 24, 2009
    I have started a cake business and I need some tips on what to do. And yes I do work out of my home.
  • James expert adviser said on July 24, 2009
    @Linda, next will be making some loyal customers. Don't target for a huge profit from the day one. This is the time to buildup your reputation in the market. Reaching to your customers is another issue that you should not forget. Advertise your business as much as possible. You need to set up some goals for yourself and try to reach that at any cost. Come back and share your experience with us. Good luck!!!

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • Barbara said on July 28, 2009
    Kitchen wizard, mind your own business instead of implying these people don't know what they're doing. I'm sure they know about laws and licenses and stuff so get a grip!
  • Dina said on July 29, 2009
    Hi, I am from Europe I make good cakes which you can not find around. Is there any restaurants or coffee shops who would like to have good cakes on his or her own menu for the first time for free and later we can talk about it only serious owners of business.
  • Toni said on July 29, 2009
    It is not illegal to bake out of a home kitchen. It just requires proper licensing....
  • J LOVE said on September 20, 2009
    I'm thinking about going to the flea market trying to sell my cakes there another person selling there now and have so a lot of customers. My cake taste ten times better what so I do
  • Fatima said on October 20, 2009
    I'm thinking of baking cakes at home. I'd like to know how much money is needed to start cake business?
  • carol vergara said on February 9, 2010
    my cakes are made with love and compassion and new in market The Fresh Manna Bakeshop, Pasillo Gladiola, Nepo Mart 1, Angeles City, Philiphines
  • Cory Dahes said on February 19, 2010
    I am planning to open a Great Cake business around the world, which become famous in foreign country. I LOVE MUCH for BAKING, COOKING and TRYING NEW DELICIOUS COOKING RECIPES! It's very, very Adventurous thing to do... to me. So, the questions are : What is my strategy to get A Successful cake Business around the World. What should I do to market it by giving my target market to taste my yummy cake. How the way promote it by word of mouth what was said in your tips! Thank you Very much for responses
  • Ajha Green said on March 25, 2010
    i want to start a cake business in GLENDALE, AZ UNITED STATES
  • Daisy Coles said on April 19, 2010
    I want to start a Custom Cake business in Charlotte, NC.
  • Julie Shibu said on April 29, 2010
    I wanted to start a cake business from home and would like to have some tips for the same. Mumbai, India
  • julie said on May 8, 2010
    Hi Daisy Coles contact me I am from charlotte nc we can share info thank you
  • Bimpe said on May 30, 2010
    I actually organized a cake open day and it was a great idea because people were able to taste different types of cakes & see the displayed works
  • Sina said on August 1, 2010
    I am a stay at home mom and want to start a cake business in Auckland NZ. I have mastered a vanilla sponge cake and children's themed chocolate birthday cakes. I plan to add a good banana and carrot cake to the list and want to learn how to make wedding cakes. I believe that if you can make good quality basic recipes then you cant go wrong with your target market. I just need help getting started...
  • Johan van de Ven said on September 9, 2010
    I read so much of people that like to start their own cake shop from home or out of a business. We have here in The Netherlands over 400 cake shops. These shops you can start immediately and NO baking is involved. We are looking for oversees partners to set up franchises/shops. Please take a look at our website www.circle-industries.com and when interested just send me an email. We can help you to get started with very low costs involved.
  • lisa said on September 21, 2010
    hello i finished going to cake classes at ac moores and i want to start my own business outside of my home i need to know what all i need to get started in selling my cakes i dont have a lot of money. i need to know what all to get and build my business up. i have some cake tips and bag i need to know what else i need to start my business. so can you please help me. thank you lisa
  • Michelle said on October 7, 2010
    To the author, thank you for this, a very good, basic guide to begin with. I'm just at the start of my journey.
  • darrell martin said on October 14, 2010
    i am very new to this business thing. I would like to know do you have to have a business license and a foods handlers permit to get started. Me and my brother are trying to sell pound cakes. Its an old recipe from south carolina. Dont have a lot of money. Could you please tell me how to get started from my home.
  • gale said on October 17, 2010
    @ daisy and Julie, Charlotte nc Art student here wanting to decorate cakes.. please let me know if you guys would like some extra help :)
  • Sabirah said on October 26, 2010
    I reside in Richmond,Va. I've always loved to bake and now I'm being told by many it's a gift. Very skilled at what I do. Pies,Custards, and definitely cakes. I already have clientele. Just a little nervous about if I can handle all the request.
  • Joyce Cruel said on December 9, 2010
    I make cakes for family, friends and for home. I love to bake and make some wonderful cakes. I was helping out at a friends Tea Shop a few years ago. She asked if she could have one of my recipes to make and sell at the shop. As a friend I said sure, but please dont give it out to anyone. And if you ever sold your buisness do not sell my recipe. I left town for a couple of years to come back to a new owner of the Tea Shop making my cake and selling it for $2.95 a slice. I was truly upset but what could I do. She has since sold it to someone else who makes my cake and is making money from it...What can I do to have my recipe back and how about me making money off it.
  • Kay said on December 15, 2010
    Hi my mother and I have been making cakes for the events and holiday by request only. We've done sweet 16 cakes, wedding cakes, anniversary cakes, really a wild assortment of cakes. We're both self taught. But thinking of taking classes with the local hobby lobby to fine tune our skills. It started off as a hobby but now people keeping asking if we're open up a bakery. our customers are constantly telling us that or cakes are better than Nona's ( local upscale bakery) and at a better price. But we're not sure what the next step is. Charlott, NC
  • Lee-Ann said on January 3, 2011
    Hi, I'm from Hillcrest, KZN South Africa and started a cake business from home in October last year. I advertise on a couple of local websites and donated a few cakes to local charities (photo of me handing cake over for fundraising etc went into local paper with my contact details of course :). Found advertising in papers didn't work and was too expensive and that by giving good service I have had a lot of referrals from customers. My children talking about my cakes at school has helped a lot too as parents hear about it through their kids and are very curious :)
  • ryan barker said on January 10, 2011
    expensive custom cakes are a luxury, but don't underprice your product if you truly believe it's superior. people get those grocery store cakes out of convenience and price, *not* quality. those cakes are cheap because of their manufacturing process, bulk ingredient prices, and cheaper ingredients. your profit margin on an average sheet cake will probably be lower than a store's, but it's all about taste and appearance. undercutting the stores is simply a good way of pricing yourself out of business in the long run.

    and, yes, you absolutely need licenses if you plan on selling your product. here in ohio, you can bake in your home only as long as you have no pets. first you'll need a vendor's license, which is around $25-30, then you'll need a 'food license.' my license, because i own a convenience store, is called a 'retail food establishment license,' and since it's one that allows me to make food as opposed to just selling it, it costs roughly $450 per year to renew. and don't forget that you'll have to file sales tax on what you sell.

    i'm just considering a cakery at this point, but it should be pretty clear what equipment you'll need just to make a cake. you probably have all that already, except perhaps for a cooler. my suggestion is looking into a used cooler at auctions or even outfitting a used single door pop cooler. there's no need to go crazy with equipment whose cost you can't justify. after that, decide what skills you have/want to learn and invest in mid-range equipment then upgrade as the situation warrants. some items, like a quality mixer, should just be purchased outright and not skimped on.

    one thing i've learned in the food business is how to ruin it ~ when time's get tough, do NOT try to make up for lost income by raising prices and lower the quality of your ingredients to save money. you won't last long if you follow this sure-fire disastrous business method.

    there's nothing in this article on how to start a business, just some promotional tips which actually aren't too bad, i think. starting up a small business is scary and expensive, stressful and time-consuming. i'd venture to say that anyone taking it seriously and not as a hobby to make a few extra bucks should seriously consider finding a brick and mortar building to work out of. no one is going to come to your house to shop and placing orders strictly online or over the phone has its limitations, particularly when it comes to something like cakes. maybe you can place some cakes in stores, but the chances of that happening are slim. don't take it personally, but as a business owner i'm reticent about selling a product whose business is run out of home and might close up next week.
  • swaleh sulaiman said on February 12, 2011
    AM A UGANDAN,PASTRY CHEF BY PROFESSION I FILL SO PASSIONATE ABOUT CAKE BAKING AND DECORATION,COOKIES,DESERT,BREAD,ETC I HAVE A DREAM OF OPENING MY CAKE BUSINESS BUT WHAT I GET AS MY SALARY ITS SMALL FOR SAVING AND RAISE CAPITAL I NEED ADVICE PLEASE. MAIL:swalehsulaimanm@yahoo.com No:+249955024860
  • DaGoNa hot cakes said on April 12, 2011
    i'm a kenyan. who started the cake biz recently.may i assure u that its a good biz if only handled properly. for the first 3 months i got losses but after that its all profits all thro. join me in this biz n lets make money
  • karen said on May 5, 2011
    Hello I opened a cake business in the town i live in.I did great i took out a 10,000 dollar loan and bought all my baking needs . Ran the business for almost 3 years but i have 2 small kids and i could not find anyone that wanted to work .I was so busy day and night but i was the only one to do it . My husband became my best worker on his days off from being a airline pilot but this job was moving too fast for me could not keep up. with my husband being gone 4 to 5 days a week and small kids it was to much for me.... I did great work and worked very hard made good money .But now it has to come to a end we are moving out of state and i have so much cake supplys .I have 3 weeks to sell all stuff. so many pans,3 bay sink, hand sink , cash reg, Wall cab, stainless tables, all the cake decor you would need to get started,food color, boxes, floor cabn, and so also 40 char cake pans, choc molds . choc pots, fondant press ,cookie press,so many kinds i did get rid of mixers and ovens but if u are looking to find a good deal in the next 2 weeks i am your girl. i have it all to start out with and so much more you have to see.like i said i am moving and it has to go. I love doing it but cant take all with me.out of my state and kids are to small i am going to stay home and work on being a great mom for now and one day i hope to work a a teacher or decor for someone who wants a good cake decor but when my kids get bigger and dont need me so much
  • karen said on May 5, 2011
    ps this is karen # 31 contact me if want more info on my business at iicing.top34@rocketmail.com I live in Indiana for 3 more weeks. only people that are really thinking of doing a business please... really want to sell for 2500.00 i bought for 10,000 new and some stuff has never been open.....thanks
  • Lea said on May 23, 2011
    NC/NY. You could also rent commercial kitchen space from several companies listed on the web, local churhes, schools & community centers. You can pay by the month or the hour. I too started out of the home when I was 16! I want to go back into business in either NC or NY and renew my license again. It makes sense to rent a kitchen when you need it.
  • Lyn said on July 26, 2011
    Hi, I'm thinking of setting up a cupcake business myself here in Singapore. While I'm still planning, I've been posting my work on facebook. Somehow people starts messaging me for recipes. I'm in delimma, should I share my recipe with them? I would love to share but I wouldn't want others to bake the same tasting cake as mine. Suggestions?
  • Gerarosh said on September 14, 2011
    I have a cake business and I operate from home. I would like you to guide me on how I can advertise my discounts and how I count give my clients discounts. eg after the 3rd order or more that 3 kgs etc. Please guide me. Tks
  • krista said on October 2, 2011
    hi there i live in canada and i want to slowly start my cake business but for now i deliver and make them in my apartment. will this pass inspection for my license?
  • Naseema Khan said on October 24, 2011
    I live in ladysmith kzn South africa I would like to know what do i sell the butter biscuits per kg for R 90 ? burfi etc R120? Chevro R120 with almonds cashews and nuts etc...baklava R6 each mini cup cakes R6... does this sound reasonable or is it pricy ...please someone email me with reply... thank you
  • Ruchi Patel said on January 13, 2012
    I'm from Ahmedabad, Gujrat. I would like to know any recipe books are available to make home made cake & pastry which have different taste from indian cake & pastry
  • Erandi Weththasinghe said on January 29, 2012
    I'm starting a cake shop in Negombo - Kochchikade, Sri Lanka.
  • tangerine said on February 3, 2012
    hi i am in auckland NZ as an international student and doing cake/bread stuffs in an apartment. i think this is fun because this is my passion, sharing my cakes to anyone. i also decorate cakes like birthday/wedding and baptismal cake. as i do my cookery course here, it's good that i have something making myself busy here... cake cake cake!!! :) i love it!! and of course dish dish dish!!! :)
  • Vickie said on February 3, 2012
    I would like to start a cupcake business in Woodstock, Ga. Any ideas how to get started in my home? Thanks
  • Jacklyne williams said on February 8, 2012
    Am Jackie from kenya and am very passionate about cakes. Am planning for a cake business which i have to present in campus and thats also my dream business thanx guys for your experience at least i have an idea of what it takes but i would just wish to know how much it can cost to start a cake business.
  • Angella Khoza said on March 19, 2012
    hi, i'm from Malawi Africa, i'm looking for good will people who can donate used baking equipment like cake tins and decorating equipment. if anyone has baking equipment they are planing on getting lid off or know of some organisation that can help please email me.
  • folasade said on March 19, 2012
    hi,i am from nigeria i love cake making so much i just opened my cake shop in a nice location, but the problems am having now is how market my cake and get customers. please help me.
  • Libby W said on March 27, 2012
    Johnstown/Platteville, CO usa. I am looking or a commercial kitchen to rent for a cake business , but would like to work from home, if I can get licensing. Anyone help?
  • Kgomotso said on March 29, 2012
    Hello. I'm from Johannesburg, South Africa and would love to start my own bakery. I'm passionate about cake making but I worry if I'll make enough money to live on. Is there a lot of profit in this business?
  • James expert adviser said on March 30, 2012

    @Kgomotso, there is enough money in bakery business to make your living from it. On your passion and dedication you can become rich from this business as well. People have done it in past so it is not a rocket science.

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • Bucky said on March 31, 2012
    Am from nigeria kogi state. i have been baking over a decade ago,but i wish to start selling cake material & equipment for baking & icing cake. where can i get cheap purchase both within & outside nigeria. thanks
  • Nonjabulo Mkhize said on April 16, 2012
    hi I wish to start a cake business i know the basic of baking i need training when it comes to wedding cakes ( decoration, icing and mixing the cake) please help
  • sweet cake said on April 27, 2012
    in egypy {cairo} and we sale a very good cakes for kids an for wedding and all kind of cakes and we have a group on face book called sweet cake and we have a page called sweet cake you will find our photos on it and you can call us at (01210230752) and with delivery and all cakes by the order we have the best cake you want.
  • Samira said on April 28, 2012
    I'm from Tulare county .Ca I was wondering could you really bake at home and sell ?? I really love to bake and I get a lot of requests to bake for people and a lot of them ask me for a business card lol ! can any body give me some info about this house business ??
  • fadzlin said on June 7, 2012
    I love baking since i was young n am still loving it. I did try selling cookies n muffins at one point of time n stopped ever since i got a job. i have always loved to do home business and love to do a job that makes people happy or something that can benefit others.i recently had an idea to teach people to bake from my own home.. I thought of reaching out to people thru facebook and word of mouth. My question is, is it legal to teach baking at home.. I will it as teaching a friend to another. Do i need to have any legal certificate as i will just be sharing my knowledge but i wont be selling the baked items. Anw i'm residing in singapore.
  • tanis1960 said on June 19, 2012
    i am starting a cake and cupcake business in nebraska and i am loving every minute of it..i have incorporated some of my families old recipes and have added some new flavors to spice them up a lil. this has been my dream for many years and now getting older i would like to do something that i make a living from just working at home.
  • seema said on June 21, 2012
    I wanted to start a cake business at home, I'd like to know how much money is needed for this & some tips for the same.Navi Mumbai,India
  • SimpleTreats said on June 29, 2012
    Cape Town, South Africa. I am in the process of developing a homebased bakery. I bake decadent cakes and baked treats. It is a slow start in a stressed economy and highly competitive environment. But no pain, no gain. Thanks to the author, we share the same ideas so I am on the right track. Baby steps!
  • Thembi said on July 15, 2012
    Hi i'm from south africa gauteng i want to start my own business in baking were can i get help for cash to start
  • Julleen said on July 18, 2012
    Hi to the owner of Simple Treats, I am an a very passionate cake decorator and I will be returning to Cape Town in a few weeks time. I would like to be able to start a business making Cupcakes and Wedding and Special Occasion Cakes. I also make sweets like fudge, coconut ice and chocolate truffles. I would appreciate any advice you may have for me as to whether it would be a profitable business venture for me. I realise its hard work and working hard is what I do best.
  • PATTY MCCLAINE said on July 29, 2012
    I RESIDE IN EAST CHICAGO INDIANA AND I WOULD LIKE TO TRY AND GET MY CAKES ON THE MARKET. PLEASE TELL ME HOW I CAN GO ABOUT GETTING THAT DONE ASAP. I HAVE BEEN OUT OF WORK FOR OVER TWO YEARS AND NOW I'M TRYING TO MAKE ENDS MEET.
  • carolyn said on August 29, 2012
    I would like to sell wedding cakes and floral arrangement that I make. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio and I would have to start my business at home because I don't have any money to open up a shop outside of my home. How can I advertise my business with so less of money to work with I really need to get started. My cakes are very good and everybody keep asking me when will I start selling them. I need some information really bad, can you give me some points on what I need to do to get this going. Thanks
  • Lynda said on November 14, 2012
    Hi, I am from Pretoria, South Africa and I would like to start a cookie and cupcake business(and later also bake party /wedding cakes). I have always been passionate about baking. I want to know what proper equipment I will need to start my business first at home and then later, when it is booming, open a proper bakery outside home. Also, if there is anyone who would like to sell their equipment at a reasonable price, please email me @ luluwi@gmail.com. Thanks.
  • Trish said on November 27, 2012
    hi i live in cape town south africa. i love baking very much since i was young and i would like some one to teach me different types of cakes from birthday cakes to wedding cakes and would not mind if that person employs me because i one day i look forward to open my own company .i dont mind paying a little bit more .i would like to start in 2013 February. if anyone knows someone who can help me i would appreciate .
  • Thuli said on December 23, 2012
    I am in gauteng sa, and would like to start my cupcake business next year . I would like to get more help in advancing my passion of baking . Please help with info
  • Annette said on January 1, 2013
    I am in Maryland. First and foremost, I want to let everyone with dreams of opening your own bakery, do not let anyone discourage you or distract you from your goal. There a lot of people who are either jealous or who just do not like to see others get ahead. I wish all of you well and no matter where you are located send me an address and I will try my very best to visit.
  • Cecilia Nakedi said on January 7, 2013
    I like to start baking business but financial is the problem!! I'm staying in Soweto. So I like or wish anyone who is willing to employ me so that I can be able to have something. I'm a professional confectioner, please, please I need a Help!!! My contact: 0743368630.
  • DeVera said on January 16, 2013
    I want to open a cake business I took early retirement but finances is a big problem for me does anybody out there have any suggestions on how I could get help with the finances
  • Kasie Arthur said on January 27, 2013
    im a single mother and i would like to learn the proper way to start a cake business at home with proper licensing and the right materials. it would help me save now so i can afford to send my daughter to college when the time comes. can someone who is knowledgeable about CAKE DECORATING AND BAKING please write me on facebook. i would love to start a business with this, but i have no idea what the next step would be after practice. look me up on facebook - KASIE ARTHUR. after april it will be KASIE STARCHER. thank you and would very much appreciate the tips!
  • Nancy from Grand Entrence Creation said on February 16, 2013
    My home based business is in Johannesburg in Gauteng Province South Africa
  • Mel said on February 27, 2013
    Hi, I bake gorgeous 'Friands' . Everyone that eats it also compliment me on it being the tastiest they have tasted. Please help me find out how to go about marketing this and which coffee or cake shops would be interested in it.
  • vishnubhai Patel said on March 17, 2013
    I want to take distributorship of cake so give me information about different companies list and which one is best for distributorship & get good profit & high sales in market. Give me proper idea about distributorship. kalol N.G., Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Mobile no. : 9510078705
  • KAKANDE RITAH RENE said on March 18, 2013
    THANK YOU FOR THE INFORMATION. PLIS SEND ME THE FACILITATION I NEED FOR STARTING A SMALL BANANA CAKE BUSINESS AND HOW I CAN MAKE IT GROW FASTER. MY ADDRESS IS, Uganda, Ndejje Univercity,P.O.Box 7088,Kampala campus
  • Erdelyi S. said on April 1, 2013
    So encouraging to see how many more people love to bake and love to open a cake baking business. However it seems that very few if at all advice on how to go on about the business side of , beside market research. I would like to know more about the licensing that is needed especially for a shop and baking is not done from home. how much would applying for licenses, and what type should I apply for.
  • yemmy said on April 8, 2013
    hi, my name is yemmy from Nigeria, I suddenly picked interest in cake biz ,and I have gone for training close to me. my problem now is how to begin and the targeted customer to enable me expand and succeed in the business. thank you.
  • EZZIE said on April 11, 2013
    my name is Ezzie. I love making cakes I dream about it too am always looking for recipes and I try them out its like an obsession in me I really make very good cakes and people are always complementing me I live in Texas and I want to open a cake business from home since I don't have capital I really want to be able to reach customer but how please help
  • nixon said on April 21, 2013
    I'm small business man situate in cape town south africa. And I'm registered, I'm selling sweet, cigarette, chocolate, and same snacks . my business is small I'm looking for some one to help to put up in share must have a list $1000 if you interest do not a site to contact me on 27 0738961402 for more info.
  • lydia said on May 20, 2013
    Hi I'm lydia from springs, gauteng south africa. I'm in baking business but I want to learn more.I'm looking for school where can I learn to do wedding cakes, birthday cakes. Any donation is welcome(equipment)thanks
  • barbara greer said on May 31, 2013
    Hello I live in Indiana, I would like to start a cake business could you mentor me . Thank you
  • Zodwa Sithole said on June 4, 2013
    Hi my name is Zodwa Sithole i live in Katlehong, I run a small business of baking, I bake from home. I'd learn more about baking so i can grow my business, I luv baking and cooking but mostly baking, When i'm bored the only thing i think about is baking, starting this business is so hard and the equipment is expensive any help will be appreciated (gauteng)
  • gloria mbizo said on June 23, 2013
    Hi I'm gloria live at madikwe, I love baking, I need help to grow my business.
  • debolly said on July 5, 2013
    Hi, am debolly from Nigeria. Am so interested in cake business, infact I do bake for family and friends for fun. But now i want to step up my game by registering for advance training . But I am afraid on how to gain customers and succeed in the business afterwards.
  • Balogun Ronke said on September 21, 2013
    Hi, my name is Ronke am fromm Nigeria. I have the flare for cake business. I just started baking as at last month.I enjoyed making cake.I want to learn more about good cakes.and to start up a cake business.how do I go about it?
  • Craig said on October 5, 2013
    Hello there, I am looking for partners to start cake biz in Uganda. Interested plz contact me. Skype David.Kaboyo. Thank you
  • Breezo said on January 7, 2014
    Hi, please advise me who can assist me in Johannesburg with baking lessons at least once or twice a week.
  • Zelda said on January 30, 2014
    Interested in a cake business from home. I am from Wynberg Cape Town - Western Province - South Africa
  • derbra Hlophe said on February 1, 2014
    Greetings to all, I am from South Africa Kwazulu Natal 26 years old, I would like to open my own bakery business, I love baking, I have found a place but I don't have equipment. i have studied towards this field, donations will be highly appreciated,
  • cynthia moyo said on March 19, 2014
    Hi, Greetings to all, i am from zimbabwe bulawayo 42 years of age i have a certificate in cake decorating which i obtained at polytechnic. I started baking at 9 and have been doing this all my life i specialize in birthday wedding or any occasional cakes i supply supermarkets with cakes and scones and would like to start my own cake coffee bar. i dont have equipment to set up a shop, donations and ideas are most welcome. My email cynmoyo@yahoo.com
  • Suleman said on April 2, 2014
    Kindly send me some good cake and chocolate recipes. I would like to prepare them and give to my friends. In exchange I can send you good recipes of Barbeque. I live in Saudi Arabia. suleman@yahoo.com
  • ann said on April 15, 2014
    am a student and i have a passion in bakery and i also don't want to look for jobs after my campus, and i need ideas on which equipments to use and more recipes. Uganda, annmariakisa@yahoo.com
  • ann said on April 15, 2014
    i need business partners for my bakery
  • Matinetsa Gwatida said on May 6, 2014
    Hi, i would like to supplement my income by going into a cake business. I do get cake order once in a while but now would like to grow my business and improve on my cakes, though I have never had a complaint from those to who I have supplied my cakes. The problem is here in Zimbabwe you don't get all the ingredients like hazelnuts, pecan nuts, walnuts etc for fruit cakes from the local supermarkets. If you find them they are very expensive. Are there any alternatives to these nuts, please help because I would like to make the perfect cake without missing on the other ingredients. My email is gwatidam@ymail.com. thank you.
  • Verly said on July 18, 2014
    anyone want to be baking partners?
  • Empire cakes said on August 27, 2014
    Kitchen wizard, you are talking rubbish. It's NOT illegal to have a home cake business. You need to contact the local authorities to get inspected and registered. You also need your food safety certificate. It's all very legal!!!
  • Refeng said on September 26, 2014
    hi im From mpumalanga, kwamhlanga i love baking i want to start my own cake shop, but i dont know where to start because of financial problem, any one who can help contact me:0825325313
  • Sarah McKinney said on January 10, 2015
    Christiansburg, VA
  • kgothatso moabelo said on July 17, 2015
    Hi, am Kgothatso from Limpopo in south Africa. I love baking with all my heart I wanted to start my own bakery the problem is that the equipments are very expensive. where can I get help with finance
  • Maroun milan said on October 8, 2016
    Anyone interested for executive pastry chef expert in opening and kitchen set up and menu set up even interesting into going into partnership with me anywhere in usa preferred in philadelhpia pls contact me for more info

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