If you have a passion for baking, and would like to turn this into a business- or already run a successful cake business, Mums Bake Cakes can offer an additional outlet . Customers input their postcode of where they would like a beautiful homemade cake delivered, and all bakers in that local area are shown- and the customer buys through the site with the order passed to the baker to bake and deliver by hand. All the bakers are fully registered and insured (Mums Bake Cakes helps people through this process, if needs be). This ensures a quality product- delivered with Love!
Hours you might need to work to make it succeed:
Flexible hours, as the baker choose when and where they would like to work
Skills that will help you make this business work:
Passion for baking, pictures of cakes already made- as customers buy from what they see.
Tell me the facts
Date Established: November 2015, opened to the public in June 2016
Initial Start up Costs: £35.00 per year to join the site, and upload as many pictures as you like
Ongoing monthly costs: 14% of all cake sales is retained by Mums Bake Cakes- so baker decides what they need to earn from a cake, add on 14% and any additional costs they may want to include (travel etc.) The customer pays the price they see advertised.
Annual costs: To register with local authority is free. Baker need to have public and product liability insurance- approx.. £50.00 for the year.
Support offered: Mums Bake Cakes is on hand to help through registration with local authority, advice on insurance, and uploading cakes and bakes. The site automatically prompts bakers when an order has been received and full details of delivery is emailed to baker. Baker confirms delivery of the cake, and payments are made to baker on confirmation of orders completed.
How to find out more: Telephone 0330 055 7057