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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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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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Do’s and Don’ts of accepting Venmo, CashApp, Zelle or Paypal

Running a home bakery means baking delicious treats, but it also involves dealing with payments. In this digital age, options like Venmo, CashApp, Zelle, and PayPal offer ways to make transactions a piece of cake. Let’s dive into how these platforms work and learn the best practices for accepting payments while keeping your bakery business …

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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 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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Bakery Bookkeeping Software: FreshBooks Review

Does This Bakery Bookkeeping Software Really Do What A Bakery Owner Needs? In today’s post, I am reviewing FreshBooks accounting software to see if it is a good fit for the bakery bookkeeping needs of home bakers, cake decorators, and bakery start-ups. Just so you know, this site displays affiliate links. This means that if …

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Market Research: The One Thing Every Baker Should Do Before Starting A Bakery Business.

Do you have a burning desire to open a bakery? Are you wondering if there are people out there who will buy your creations? Are you unsure of how much money you could potentially make if you took the plunge and followed your dream? If you’re really serious about going from a hobby baker to …

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Selling Bakery Goods Wholesale: Is it worth it? 

Have you been thinking about adding wholesale accounts to your bakery but have unanswered questions?  Are you worried that you will not make enough money if you have to lower your prices for wholesale? I’m going to show you how to create more profit for your bakery business by adding wholesale. You will learn how …

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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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How to take special orders in your bakery in 5 simple steps.

Make a commitment to getting details right. Before diving into the five steps, you’ll need to recognize why special orders are the key to repeat business. When customers come to you for special orders, what they are saying is…..  I trust you to get this right. Perhaps you have a retail bakery operation and this …

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