Business Basics

Business Basics Classes

Turn your cake decorating passion into profit. Learn how to start your own cake decorating business in online business basics classes.

How to Start a Cake Business

Lisa Raffael

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$39.99

Turn your affection for sweet confections into a career with expert advice and guidance from award-winning cake artist Lisa Raffael. See more

Student Projects from this class

The Business of Cake

The Business of Cake

by Lisa Raffael

Working on a Cake

Working on a Cake

by Lisa Raffael

Food Network Competition

Food Network Competition

by Lisa Raffael

Present Cake by Chrissie Boon
Drippy Icing Cake by Chrissie Boon
Basketball Cake by Chrissie Boon

Small Cakes, Big Business

Chrissie Boon

$39.99

Grow your cake business! Acquire new customers by offering an affordable collection of original cake designs you can create on-demand.

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Behind the Scenes : How To Teach It by Gwen Bortner
Behind the Scenes: How To Teach It by Gwen Bortner

How to Teach It

Gwen Bortner

$49.99

How to Teach It

Gwen Bortner

Turn your crafting passion into a profession with Gwen Bortnerís comprehensive approach to teaching craft classes. See more

Cake Decorating Projects

Discover the cake creations fellow members are impressing clients with! Plus, share your latest work and get the encouragement you need to take your cake business to the top.

The Business of Cake

by Lisa Raffael

Cake Decorating Instructors

Meet the masterminds who have already built up their cake businesses from scratch.

Lauren Kitchens

Inspired by gowns, art and textiles, Lauren Kitchens became the premier wedding cake artist in the Dallas metro.

Richard Ruskell

Richard attended the French Culinary Institute in New York where he discovered his passion for pastries.

Catherine Ruehle

Catherine's creative custom cakes, her devotion to organics, and her line of gluten free & vegan products, set her shop apart from the competition from day one.

Cake Decorating Business Blog Posts

Enjoy in-depth pieces from the experts covering all the tips and tricks you need to wow clients. Delve into dreamy dessert table arrangements, techniques for stunning cake toppers, the latest wedding cake trends, and more.

Cake Inc.: What You Need in Your Professional Cake Decorating Toolbox

Starting a cake business can be scary -- there are licenses, insurance, regulations and lots of laws to adhere to, so where do we start? Find out ...

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Top Tips for Your First Wedding Cake

You have taken classes, practiced and now you have gotten your first wedding cake client! So what now? Scream, shimmy, shake and celebrate! We want ...

Cake Inc: Tips for Writing a Business Plan

You've baked dozens of beautiful cakes and cupcakes for friends and family which were met with rave reviews, you've saved up a whack of cash and ...