The Business of Cakes

All of the tips, guidance, and skills you need to finally take the plunge.


Starting From Scratch

Michelle Green will guide you through everything you need to know about starting a cake business, from picking a sweet name to building a strong financial and legal foundation on which your business can grow. The icing on the cake? You'll learn how to tackle the toughest part of opening your business: determining how much to charge for your creations!

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Cake Inc.

Practical advice for developing and running your dream business.

5 Questions to Ask Before Starting

You love to bake. You make gorgeous cakes. Friends and family ooh and ahh over your creations, encouraging you to open a business. But should you? That's something only you can answer after asking yourself a few questions.

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A Day in the Life

Join us on a cake journey through the months of preparation, planning and production. We'll start with the initial consultation and end with the final delivery.

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Free E-Guides

Thinking of turning your hobby into a full blown career? Congratulations! We want to help in any way we can, so we've created two new guides. From information about pricing your cakes competitively, to choosing the best name for your business, you've come to the right place.

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What's Your Sweet Spot?

Craftsy classes cover every occasion. Explore your specialty and get inspired by the creations of our members. You won't believe what they've been able to do!

Baby Shower Sweetness

Learn to make cakes as sweet and darling as the littlest guest of honor.

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Wedding Wonderful

Weddings: The one event where the cake is truly the center of attention. With classical designs as your guide, learn how to break into the cake business , and find your own signature wedding style, too.

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Birthday Fun

The best thing about focusing your business on birthdays? Everyone's got one each year! Learn to create the most festive cakes that'll keep them coming back.

All Birthday Classes