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#2 Tip For Starting A Home-Based Cake Business (and not lose money)

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Welcome!  Over the next few posts, I am running a 10-part series on Tips for Starting a Home-Based Cake Business (and not lose money).  My tips are certainly not the be-all and end-all of this topic, but merely based on what I have learned in my own business and experiences.  I expect they will be helpful to you as your work through the ins and outs of starting your business.  Don’t miss any part of the series: Subscribe to Cakes by Erin by Email You will want to start at Tip #1 first. 10 Tips for Starting a Home-Based Cake Business - Tip 2 2.  Buy Equipment Gradually. When I began my business, I had left a teaching career to care for my two babies, and since any income I had had was going into savings, a start up fund for a cake … [Read More...]

10Tips

10 Tips for Starting a Home-Based Cake Business (and not lose money)

Welcome!  Over the next few posts, I am running a 10-part series on Tips for Starting a Home-Based Cake Business (and not lose money).  My tips are certainly not the be-all and end-all of this topic, but merely based on what I have learned in my own business and experiences.  I expect they will be… 

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MapleSauce Recipe: (Maple Syrup, Applesauce, and Cinnamon)

MapleSauce Recipe: (Maple Syrup, Applesauce, and Cinnamon)

It is blustery out there! I have pulled out my bulky sweaters, been blown by the wind while trying to get into the hardware store (all I wanted was a new potato peeler!), and had to take a change of clothes to the school since my daughter got blown into a giant mud puddle.  A… 

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A Suitcase Cake

A Suitcase Cake: On the Way to Paris

Oh, to be going to Paris right now – or anywhere!  It is a rainy, gloomy day out there, and hard to be cheery.  The kids are at school and I am tucked away surrounded by loads of laundry and a black lab who is constantly underfoot.  To sit in little cafes and look in… 

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A Fondant Brochure Tutorial

A Guide to Paris: A Fondant Travel Brochure Tutorial

A have been working on a travel bag cake lately for a friend, and, honestly, I was stumped for a few days as to how to decorate it.   The cake was only to feed 8-10 people, so proportionately the accessories to the bag had to make sense.  If the bag is smaller, so must… 

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