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Baking Business Blog

How to Price Homemade Cookies and Make a Profit

How to Price Homemade Cookies and Make a Profit

If you’re a home baker or own a cookie business then you have probably struggled with knowing how to price homemade cookies. After years of selling home-baked goods and guessing at my cookie prices, I developed a simple process for pricing homemade cookies that covers…

Complete guide to printing labels for your home-baked goods

Complete guide to printing labels for your home-baked goods

If you’re starting a home bakery or selling home-baked items, then you should know about the types of product labels for your baked goods. In this blog post, I’ll be explaining the two different types of labels home bakers need to have on their baked…

30+Fascinating statistics for anyone wanting to start a home bakery business

30+Fascinating statistics for anyone wanting to start a home bakery business

As someone who successfully started a home bakery business 18 years ago and now coaches others to start their own home bakery, I’m fascinated with the facts and statistics about the home baking industry. I surveyed over 600 baking enthusiasts to better understand the current…

How To Make The Famous Hello Dolly Cookie Recipe 

How To Make The Famous Hello Dolly Cookie Recipe 

This simple and delicious hello dolly cookie recipe is famous for a reason!  It has decadent layers of chewy coconut, crunchy pecans, and gooey dulce de leche. The best part is that it is so easy to make that it will quickly become your all-time…

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods Online

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods Online

Have you been wanting to learn more about selling baked goods online? Selling food items baked in your home kitchen is a great way to earn extra money and in this article, I’ll show you why you don’t need farmers’ markets to get started. You…

Pricing Baked Goods: How to Do It the Right Way

Pricing Baked Goods: How to Do It the Right Way

Home bakers, are you struggling with pricing home-baked goods?  Have you been wanting to learn how to sell your baked goods for good money? I’m going to share my simple method for managing the variable costs involved with pricing home-baked goods so you can make…

Top 10 places to sell your handmade items

Top 10 places to sell your handmade items

Are you looking for a few great places to sell handmade products? If you run a business selling handmade items and craft fairs aren’t your thing, then check out this list of 10 of the best places to sell homemade goods online. The online marketplace…

Starting a home-based baking business: A step-by-step guide

Starting a home-based baking business: A step-by-step guide

Do you dream of quitting your day job and starting a home-based baking business? Have your friends been telling you to start charging for your treats? Consider this your sign. It’s time to think about starting your home-based bakery! In this article, I’m going to…

The Complete List of Baked Goods Packaging Supplies from A-Z

The Complete List of Baked Goods Packaging Supplies from A-Z

Are you stumped when it comes to finding the perfect baked goods packaging? Are you looking for creative new packaging ideas?  In this highly requested topic, I’ve gathered the best solutions for all types of baked goods packaging!  I’m even sharing all the links so…

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in Your Home Bakery Business

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in Your Home Bakery Business

Do you ever find yourself worrying that you’re not good enough to start or run a successful home-based bakery? Do thoughts of self-doubt hold you back? You might be surprised how many home-based bakers experience these feelings and allow their thinking to hold them back…

Does Your Home Bakery Need a Website

Does Your Home Bakery Need a Website

If you are in the process of growing your home bakery, then you might be wondering if you need a website to get started. A business website can be one of the most powerful tools to market your bakery. It can help you to attract…

3 Simple Steps to a Profitable Bakery Menu

3 Simple Steps to a Profitable Bakery Menu

Ready to increase profits on your bakery menu? In this post, I’m sharing my insider tips for changes you can make to your bakery menu to increase your profits and sales.  Sound complicated? Don’t worry, I’m breaking it down into three simple steps that anyone…

The Easy Way to Plan a Bakery Holiday Calendar

The Easy Way to Plan a Bakery Holiday Calendar

Have you ever found yourself without a plan for what to sell in your bakery for the holidays? Holidays can be the busiest time of the year for bakeries, that’s why it’s so important to have a seasonal bakery calendar for exactly which holidays you…

3 Reasons Why Your Home Bakery Business Needs an Email List

3 Reasons Why Your Home Bakery Business Needs an Email List

An email list in your home bakery business is the best way to connect with past customers and get repeat sales! This post will answer all of your questions about why you need an email list for your home baking business and how to get…

The Complete Guide to Home Bakery Pop Up Shops

The Complete Guide to Home Bakery Pop Up Shops

Pop-up shops are the perfect way to make extra money and attract new customers to your home bakery business. Check out this step-by-step guide and learn how to get started with pop-up shops today! How to get your home bakery ready for a pop-up shop…

Why Square is the Best POS for Your Home Bakery

Why Square is the Best POS for Your Home Bakery

Is the process of taking payments from your customers feeling a bit out of control?  Are you all over the place with how you collect payments? Don’t worry friends, I’ve got you covered with all the details for getting your customer payments under control!  Square…

Cottage Food vs. Commercial Kitchen: Which Is Better For You?

Cottage Food vs. Commercial Kitchen: Which Is Better For You?

Are wondering about the difference between cottage foods and commercial kitchens? Are you running out of space in your home-based bakery kitchen? Or maybe you have a product that can’t be prepared in a home kitchen because of your state cottage food regulations? Let’s take…

The Best Kitchen Pantry Storage Tips for Bakers

The Best Kitchen Pantry Storage Tips for Bakers

No matter what size your pantry is, we can all use a little more space and organization. I find that it makes it baking so much easier when you can see what you have! Check out these amazing pantry organization tips to get all your…

The Ultimate Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

The Ultimate Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

Consider this your complete guide to make-ahead baking! Here I include all my freezing & thawing tips and how-to’s, plus my favorite baked goods to freeze. Baking is a favorite pastime of many people. Whether you dabble in it for fun, or you are a…

A Step by step guide for planning the perfect home bakery dessert menu

A Step by step guide for planning the perfect home bakery dessert menu

Planning the perfect menu for your home bakery is no easy task. Before you add your favorite dessert or pastry to your menu, you need to decide how your new bakeshop will profit, and stay organized as you design your menu. Let’s get started with…