6 Cake Decorator Success Stories [2023]

6 Cake Decorator Success Stories [2023]
Become A Cake Decorator

Cake decorators order baked cakes and decorate them for birthdays, weddings, and other special occasions.

The primary role of a cake decorator is designing the graphics and using cake molds and other decorating elements to create a unique appearance.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a cake decorator:

1. Bradford Bakery ($48K/year)

Amanda Bradford (from Mckinney) started Bradford Bakery over 2 years ago.

$4K / month
1 founders / 2 employees

Case Study

My name is Amanda Bradford and I own Bradford Bakery. I started in the culinary industry 15 years ago and have done everything from restaurants to the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday cake and celebrity catering events.

Our customers reach out to us because they know they are getting quality products that will meet the needs of their event and their dietary restrictions if they have any! We are a favorite of our local community and love that people are spreading the word about our business to their friends which we are seeing in our growing client list! Even in the past few months we have seen a 550% increase in our SEO on google and filled more orders for the community just by them recommending us and searching us on the web!


2. Wilton

  • Estimated revenue: $20.8M/month
  • Website traffic: 780K/month
  • Business rank: #83.3K

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a cake decorator:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a cake decorator?
-> Pros and cons of a cake decorator

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established cake decorator
-> Marketing ideas for a cake decorator

Other resources

4. CakeCentral

CakeCentral.com is the world's largest cake community for cake decorating professionals and enthusiasts.

  • Business rank: #156K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Sugar Geek Show

Browse hundreds of incredible cake and baking recipes all with step-by-step directions and tutorials. Then, stick around for cake tutorials and courses to take your decorating skills to the next level!

  • Website traffic: 1.09M/month
  • Business rank: #183K

Check out their full website ➜

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