Start cake business ventures and succeed, with just a few steps. Is that even a reality? The truth is it depends on you. It will work on people who already love to cook and bake and those who are interested in the cake making business. If you have been baking for your family for years, then you can take the skill you have from the kitchen to a bigger market and earn a pretty good income along the way. By trying to explore the business of cake making, you might even be able to find your niche.But to begin a business of this nature, what do you need to have?1. Skill. Either it is management or cooking skills, you need to have one or both of these skills. If you are a good manager, but not a very good baker, then you can still set up a business like this because you can hire a baker and a decorator to work for you. Your business skills are also important so that you can connect with suppliers and look at the books and manage your income well. But if you are not so good with the management and accounting aspect, but you can bake a pretty darn good cake, then your business can also work because you can hire someone to take care of the books for you. Either way, as long as you have the capital, an accounting and a production arm to man the business, you will be fine because you can learn the stuff you are not initially expert at later on as you go along. However, if you are simply not interested in cakes and you do not have passion for this kind of work, better skip it and invest on something else.2. Uniqueness. You think that trends are only for clothes? Think again. Trends are also very important to food, especially cake. The reason behind this is the evolving palate of people. Before, the cake flavors are the basic chocolate and vanilla. Spices are limited to cinnamon and nutmeg. But today, cakes come in different colors and flavors. There are the fruit flavored cakes that are infused with apple, orange and other citrus fruit extracts. There are different cakes made for different people—organic, vegetarian or sugar free. There are also those that are light and fluffy or heavy. Before the cakes that have wine in the ingredient list are Christmas fruit cakes. Today, wines are mixed together with the batter or the icing to compliment a nice meal. There are also cakes that have vegetables in it like carrots, zucchini and squash. Cakes today use a variety of spices like cardamom and even cayenne pepper. Because people’s tastes are changing, the key to staying in the business of cake production is to keep your products fresh and new so as to entire more people to actually buy from your and try your new items. Always start with a test batch. A batch will definitely not hurt your business, so if the recipe fails, it will not be a great loss. If the recipe succeeds, however, you can begin to produce more.