36 episodes

Are you a baker? Do you run your own cake business? Ever wonder if you're going about it the right way? Or perhaps you're thinking of taking the plunge and looking for an alternative to that career you're getting tired of? If so, this podcast is for you! We sit down with some of the brightest stars in the baking world. Chatting about how they got into baking, why they love it, and why some days it's the last thing they want to do. It's about what drives them, what makes them successful, and how they manage their day to be a star baker. It's not all rainbows and flowers though. As you'll hear, these bakers have worked hard and pushed through some trying times to create the magic they do in the kitchen. This isn't about baking tips, but more about finding ways to build your business, get customers, grow your social media, and look for inspiration. Our guests have pretty much been through it all at this point so come along for the ride and enjoy this podcast from your friends at OLBAA.Who is OLBAA? We make the best packaging for bakers around. From tall cake boxes to luxurious cupcake boxes, we strive to develop packaging for bakers designed by bakers. Learn more at www.olbaa.shop

My Baking Journey OLBAA

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Are you a baker? Do you run your own cake business? Ever wonder if you're going about it the right way? Or perhaps you're thinking of taking the plunge and looking for an alternative to that career you're getting tired of? If so, this podcast is for you! We sit down with some of the brightest stars in the baking world. Chatting about how they got into baking, why they love it, and why some days it's the last thing they want to do. It's about what drives them, what makes them successful, and how they manage their day to be a star baker. It's not all rainbows and flowers though. As you'll hear, these bakers have worked hard and pushed through some trying times to create the magic they do in the kitchen. This isn't about baking tips, but more about finding ways to build your business, get customers, grow your social media, and look for inspiration. Our guests have pretty much been through it all at this point so come along for the ride and enjoy this podcast from your friends at OLBAA.Who is OLBAA? We make the best packaging for bakers around. From tall cake boxes to luxurious cupcake boxes, we strive to develop packaging for bakers designed by bakers. Learn more at www.olbaa.shop

    E35 - Australian Cake Decorating Network founder, Liz Wright - A cake community where bakers can flourish!

    E35 - Australian Cake Decorating Network founder, Liz Wright - A cake community where bakers can flourish!

    It’s funny how ideas can come into your head. For Liz, the idea of a community for cake makers came to her while feeding her twins when they were 9 months old at 2 am. That was 13 years ago. Liz and her team run the Australian Cake Decorating Network. A diverse community of members who go on cake crawls, cake camps, have annual award ceremonies, and generally support each other through thick and thin. It’s amazing. Liz was a baker herself but also a trained occup...

    • 58 min
    E34 - Funky Batter - One cake recipe, 16 combinations, now sold in over 122 countries!

    E34 - Funky Batter - One cake recipe, 16 combinations, now sold in over 122 countries!

    As a female growing up in India, Hena Mahajan never followed the normal path. A creative at heart who found herself entering the world of jewellery design at a fairly young age, she ran her own business creating and selling her own designs. Funky batter however was formed as a continuation of her ability to want to create even if it wasn’t in the industry she originally she started working in. Funky batter is the ability for anyone to download and follow her core recip...

    • 53 min
    E33 - Sandro Farmhouse - A Great British Bake off finalist tells us what it's really like in the big tent!

    E33 - Sandro Farmhouse - A Great British Bake off finalist tells us what it's really like in the big tent!

    Sandro Framhouse, here’s a guy with some serious drive and motivation. Coming to England a long time ago with nothing, he grew up against many factors working against his chance to succeed but yet found a way through it all. Sandro, has baked for a while now, but his determination comes from watching how hard it was for his mother when they first moved to England. It’s a consistent theme with Sandro. Overcoming challenges, getting to his vision. He puts a picture...

    • 56 min
    E32 - Yolanda Gampp - This is a story of AMBITION! Even after hearing "no" a hundred times, she NEVER gave up!

    E32 - Yolanda Gampp - This is a story of AMBITION! Even after hearing "no" a hundred times, she NEVER gave up!

    Yolanda Gampp. A mega-star in the world of novelty cakes. But her rise to this level was a genuine rollercoaster to get to this point. There are so many highs, and yet various lows, even to this very day. What she, and her business partners Connie and Jocelyn have built is an incredible brand. But it only came after being told no, no., no, and no! They started their YouTube channel “How to Cake it” was back in 2015! And then the real work began. ...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    E31 - Cielo Cakery - How a single mother embarked on a rollercoaster ride and built TWO bakeries with a cult following in her hometown!

    E31 - Cielo Cakery - How a single mother embarked on a rollercoaster ride and built TWO bakeries with a cult following in her hometown!

    Jodie Heaven - which in Spanish is “Cielo” - is the founder of this cute little Brighton bakery called Cielo. A single mother who realised very early on that after the birth of her daughter, she wanted to make sure should create the best life for her. Jodie herself wanted to be a pop singer when she was a child, but that didn’t quite work out. Thankfully baking did! From making the cupcakes for her baby shower, to building a business out of that, it quickly become a sh...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    E30 - Chelsweets - How my baking blog allowed me to quit my job and buy my apartment!

    E30 - Chelsweets - How my baking blog allowed me to quit my job and buy my apartment!

    This former accountant who baked to simply relieve a bit of stress of the madness of her corporate life, finds herself one day doing Facebook lives for the Food Network. How does that happen? Innocent bakes that she brought in for her coworkers were secretly building the next career she didn’t know she would end up quitting her day job for. She creates content, but it’s not about the social media so much as it is more about her blog. Yes blog, remember those??Her recip...

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

CakeQueen717 ,

Great Podcast

I listen on my way to work. So inspirational to learn what have worked for other bakers and their journey to a great business. Love the hosts!!

Ally Cupcake ,

Great Listen!

This podcast is fantastic! I love listening to it while I bake. Really inspiring hearing the journeys of other bakers. The hosts are awesome.

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