• Business Helps

    The mind-boggling & hair-pulling process of becoming a legal caker!

    Learn about my personal experience of the process of turning my love for baking and decorating cakes into a legal home bakery business in Huntington Beach, California.

    So... I'm doing it!  I'm going to become legal and sell my cakes.  I've decided this a bunch of times over.  I thought I'd take you all through the processes I went through;  this process and my costs may not be the same as your own state/county.   Disclaimer:  these are the steps I took, in this order, and I am not a lawyer, tax person or advisor not do I play any of these on TV.  This is only my experience. THE RUNDOWN:    BUSINESS NAME    FILE DBA    SELLERS PERMIT    BUSINESS LICENSE    FOOD HANDLER'S CARD    FOOD…

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    Cake Tutorials & Helps

    My first ombre rosette cake!

    Almost 2 years ago a friend had received a Volunteer Match email telling of For Goodness Cakes, a non-profit based in Santa Monica, California, who matches volunteer bakers with foster children and underprivileged youth having birthdays!  The volunteers would bake…