Do you want to learn how to make extra money by starting a home bakery business? Here’s the equipment needed to start a bakery, food laws, tips on pricing your baked goods, and more. Please enjoy this guest post from Denise Treco. Denise ran a home bakery as a side hustle, and today she is here to help you learn how to start a successful home bakery business as well. Enjoy!
If you love to bake, you probably had some friend or family member tell you should open a bakery.
Maybe that is your ultimate dream—whether it is or not, there is a way to take your passion for baking and turn it into a profitable side hustle. I am talking about a home bakery.
Under cottage food laws, which vary by state, you can operate a home bakery. Before I go deep into the details of starting a legal home bakery, I will share a little bit about my bakery experience.
I became a first-time homeowner so that my mom could live with me after my dad passed away. You know how everyone tells you owning a house can be expensive with repairs, taxes, etc.? Well, everyone was right.
I found myself in a position where I needed to make extra money outside of my 9-5 job as a marketing director for a nonprofit to support my mom and me.
I guess I should go back a little further to say how much I enjoy baking.
I was the person in my family who brought dessert for every holiday gathering or friend’s party and always made a birthday cake for my colleagues. [Read more…]