Welcome to the Business of Baking, the site that teaches you how to develop, run and grow your sweet food business. New articles are published once a week, and I invite you to become part of the BoB community by commenting and sharing what you read. If you'd like to chat further, click on "About Me" and get in touch! - Michelle xx

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Interviewing Ron Ben-Israel

It’s not everyday that you get to interview one of the legends of the cake world. Being as socially awkward as I am, I was pretty sure that somewhere in …

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Not The Forever Job

I knew I was going to sell my cake business before I even opened it.  I knew that my cake business was not going to be the last chapter in …

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How I Made Taylor Swift’s Birthday Cake

For a long time I wanted to be a celebrity cake maker. You know, own THAT PLACE in town where the gliteratti came to for all things celebration and party. …

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Handling Money In Your Business

When we start out, our business money tends to get muddled into our personal money.  Who really notices the bag of flour, the blocks of butter, or the bag of …

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Holiday Gifts For Bakers

My birthday is this month, and it makes me crazy when people ask me what I want, because ALL YEAR I’m see things I want and then  in December, my …

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Tips for Sending A Quote Via Email

Since the art of conversation seems to be slowly dying and replaced by the art of email, it’s inevitable that you’ll get a whole lot of quote requests that way. …

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A Week In The Life of a Cake Business Owner

Time management in business is perhaps one of the most difficult things we struggle with, as all of us have too much to do and not enough time to do …