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7 Cupcakes Shop Success Stories [2023]

7 Cupcakes Shop Success Stories [2023]
Start A Cupcakes Shop

The global confectionery market will grow at a CAGR of 3.8% and reach USD 242.53 billion in the next few years. The global increase in demand is attributable to the market’s demand and growth and the increasing shift towards luxurious and premium confectionaries.

If you are interested in starting a business in the confectionery industry, you may consider baking and stocking cupcakes. There is no one-size-fits-a when it comes to the production of cupcakes. You can open a home-based bakery or a hybrid model where you have the bakery with a café.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a cupcakes shop :

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. Truffle Tangles By ILA ($45K/year)

Home bakeries are not only about having a strong passion for baking but also about management and earning by baking

Ila Prakash Singh (from Gurugram, Haryana, India) started Truffle Tangles By ILA over 16 years ago.

$3.75K / month
1 founders / 0 employees

Case Study
  • Ila Prakash Singh started her home bakery and catering business in 2007 with just Rs. 5,000.
  • Before starting her journey as a business woman, she spent around a decade working in the hospitality industory. She also worked for renowned hospitality giants like such as the Sheraton Hotel and Taj
  • Her home-run bakery is called Truffle Triangles and presently she is selling baked items worth of approx Rs. 10,000/day.


Read the full story on whatshot.in ➜

Learn more about starting a cupcakes shop :

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a cupcakes shop ?
-> Pros and cons of a cupcakes shop

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established cupcakes shop
-> Cupcakes shop slogans

Other resources

4. Online Cake Delivery

Bakingo - An online cake delivery portal, offering delicious cakes with free home delivery service. This online cake shop deals in all types of delicious cakes for every occasion. Order cake online for ✓Same Day Delivery ✓Within Few hrs Delivery

  • Business rank: #71.9K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Cupcake Jemma

The official Cupcake Jemma website - now stocking Bake at Home Cake and Cookie Kits, as well as Cake Decorating equipment, Food Colour Pastes, The Cake Book, Tea Towels, Aprons, Oven Gloves and more!

  • Website traffic: 90K/month
  • Business rank: #1.29M

Check out their full website ➜

6. The Classic Cupcake Co

The Classic Cupcake Co. offers you the most delicious cupcakes, cakes and cakepops in Sydney. Order online, in store or via the app

  • Business rank: #1.5M

Check out their full website ➜

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