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Here’s where you’ll find all my best tips and resources if you’re interested in learning how to start and grow your very own home-based baking business.

We’ll explore everything from getting the necessary certifications to understanding the regulations that apply to home bakeries. Plus, I’ll point you in the direction of helpful resources and support to make your baking dreams a reality.

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 get serious about starting your home-based bakery! In this article, I’m going to go over everything you need to know to help …

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My favorite Bluetooth label printer for labeling baked goods

The most efficient method I’ve discovered for printing bakery labels at home is using the Munbyn Bluetooth label printer for labeling baked goods.   Be sure and check out this post for printing a QR code for your Instagram page This post is for learning more about cottage food labeling requirements Hassle-Free Printing with Munbyn …

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A State-By-State Guide To Cottage Foods Label Requirements

Are you confused by your state cottage foods label requirements? In this post, you’ll find helpful information about United States cottage food labeling requirements and a state-by-state resource for cottage foods laws that will help you when it comes to labeling your cottage foods products. Bakers who want to sell homemade products made in their …

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25 Essential Tools Every Home Bakery Business Needs in 2024

Are you ready to start your home bakery and share your treats with the world? Here is a list of the must-have tools that you’ll need to launch and grow your business. See my Amazon store for even more ideas! Before I started my own bakery, I started collecting every type of tool and equipment …

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What Is the Best Baking Sheet? Rimmed Pans vs. Cookie Sheets

What is a rimmed baking sheet? I’ll show you how the baking sheet you use affects your cookies, cakes, and bars as we compare rimmed pans vs. cookie sheets.  Affiliate Disclosure: I may earn a small commission through affiliate links in this post, but I only recommend products that I have tested and used myself. Be …

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DIY Print at Home Labels For Home Bakery Businesses

If you run a baking business from home, you have probably struggled with the best way to print labels at home. A Laser printer is expensive,  inkjet printer labels smudge, and custom-printed labels are too expensive for everyday use!   Over the past 25 years as a bakery owner, I’ve tried many label printers for printing …

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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 goods. I’ll even share tips for printing your labels yourself …

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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 home bakery business standings. In this report, you’ll learn: Whether …

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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 from achieving the successful home bakery business they deserve. In …

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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 can do to increase their profits! In this post, you’ll …

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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 will bake for, and which holidays you will sit out. …

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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 a closer look at the when, why, and how of …

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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 bakery ingredients in one place. Tupperware Modular Mates for Your …

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Do I Need an LLC to be a Legal Home-Bakery?

 If you are just getting started learning about how to have a legal home bakery, you’ve probably wondered if you need to form an LLC. In this post, I’ll answer some frequently asked questions and share my personal experience with forming an LLC for my baking business. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post …

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Naming a Bakery Business: The Biggest Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Are you stuck on choosing a bakery name and it feels like all the good names are taken already? Today on the blog I’m sharing my strategies for naming a baking business as well as a very big mistake I made with my own bakery. Read this article to the end to get all my helpful …

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Three sure-fire ideas to increase bakery sales!

We all want to increase bakery sales, but how? If you are struggling to get more customers in your baking business and it feels like you are just waiting for the phone to ring then these sure-fire ideas are for you! I’m sharing three proven methods that I have used in my own baking business …

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