13 Best Cake Pop & Mini Cake Makers

List Updated April 2020

Bestselling Cake Pop & Mini Cake Makers in 2020


Disney DCM-8 Cake Pop Maker, One Size, Red

Disney DCM-8 Cake Pop Maker, One Size, Red
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • Makes 4 Mickey Shaped Cake Pops
  • Non-Stick Baking Plate
  • Comes with Batter Piping Bag to easily fill each reservoir
  • Includes 25 Cake Pop sticks
  • Cord Wrap and Non-Skid Rubber Feet

Babycakes Mini Cake Pop Maker

Babycakes Mini Cake Pop Maker
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Non-Stick Baking Plates
  • Make 9 Cake Pops
  • Power Light
  • Latching Handle and Non-Skid Rubber Feet
  • Convenient Cord Wrap

Babycakes Donut Maker, Mini

Babycakes Donut Maker, Mini
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • Non-stick baking plates
  • Make 4 mini donuts
  • Power light
  • Latching handle and non-skid rubber feet
  • Convenient cord wrap

Babycakes Multi-Treat Baker

Babycakes Multi-Treat Baker
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • 3 interchangeable non-stick baking plates
  • Make 7 cupcakes, 7 donuts or 12 cake pops
  • Power and ready lights
  • Latching handle, non-skid rubber feet and convenient cord wrap
  • Includes recipe booklet with hints & suggestions

VonShef 12 Cake Pop Maker Machine Set Includes Sticks & Stand - Red

VonShef 12 Cake Pop Maker Machine Set Includes Sticks & Stand - Red
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • The cake pop kit also includes: 12 Hole Cake Stand and 50 Sticks to give your cake pops that ultimate professional feel.
  • Cake Pops are the fun and exciting new alternative to cakes and cupcakes. They are tasty individual cakes that look like individual lollipops! You are able to decorate and design them yourself to give that added personal touch
  • Create personalised and delicious treats in minutes using the VonShef cake pop maker.
  • Compact and Contemporary design allows for easy storage and looks great in any kitchen
  • Perfect for any occasion, including birthday parties and christenings or to give out as presents this Christmas.

HCP Mini Easy Roller | Perfect Home Kitchen Small and Compact Cake Pop Ball Makers

HCP Mini Easy Roller | Perfect Home Kitchen Small and Compact Cake Pop Ball Makers
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

BABYCAKES Mini Cupcake Maker

BABYCAKES Mini Cupcake Maker
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Non-Stick Baking Plates
  • Makes 4 Mini (Tea Cake) Cupcakes
  • Power Light
  • Latching Handle and Non-Skid Rubber Feet
  • Convenient Cord Wrap

Brentwood TS-254 Appliances Cake pop Maker, Purple

Brentwood TS-254 Appliances Cake pop Maker, Purple
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Nonstick coating
  • Cake pop maker
  • Makes cake pops, donut holes, mini cinnamon buns & more

Brentwood TS-254 Cake pop Maker, 11.1in x 8.9in x 5.6in, Purple

Brentwood TS-254 Cake pop Maker, 11.1in x 8.9in x 5.6in, Purple
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Powerful 750 watt cake pop maker bakes 12 cake pops in just 4 minutes
  • Includes recipes for vanilla and lemon cake pops, cinnamon sugar donut holes and pancake bites
  • Cake pops slide right off of the non-stick plates making cleanup a snap
  • Cake pop maker safely operate with cool touch handles
  • Convenient power and pre heat indicator lights

HCP Cake Pop Easy Roller

HCP Cake Pop Easy Roller
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Cake Ball Roller
  • 21 Balls at a time
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Food Grade Plastic
  • Easy To Use Consistent Sizing

Nostalgia JFD100 Cake Pop & Donut Hole Bakery with 25 Bamboo Sticks

Nostalgia JFD100 Cake Pop & Donut Hole Bakery with 25 Bamboo Sticks
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Makes up to 7 cake pops, donut holes, or savory treats
  • Non-stick coating for easy cooking and clean-up
  • Includes 25 bamboo cake pop sticks
  • Recipes included for donuts, muffins, brownies bites and more
  • Cooking time between 5-7 minutes

Mini Cake Pop Maker CPM-20-CO Baby Cakes Great Quality

Mini Cake Pop Maker CPM-20-CO Baby Cakes Great Quality
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • Bake 9 cake pops in the blink of an eye.
  • he non-stick coating and easy-to-fill cooking reservoirs make baking cake pops fun and easy.
  • The manual includes recipes, hints and suggestions that will be sure to delight friends and family.
  • The cake pop maker features 500 watts of cooking power and comes with a power light, convenient cord wrap, latching handle and more
  • Item Weight: 1.9 lbs

Holstein Housewares HM-09104V-BU Mini Cake Pop Maker Kit - Pink

Holstein Housewares HM-09104V-BU Mini Cake Pop Maker Kit - Pink
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • Make seven mouth-watering mini cake pops in minutes with this fun and colorful kit
  • Cooking and cleaning is easy with non-stick coated cooking surfaces
  • Save space in the kitchen with the upright storage feature
  • Easily transport and store the unit, ready to bake and serve anywhere with the included carrying bag and spatula
  • Bake a variety of delicious treats with the included recipes

Starting Your Own Cake Decorating Business

Love to decorate cakes and think you can open a business? Well read a few suggestions and pieces of advice I have listed here to help you succeed at that business.

What is the Plan?

First thing you have to ask yourself is what is your ultimate plan? Are you focusing mainly on wedding cakes, or specialty cakes, or even cupcakes? All three? You have to build your base. Some cake decorators will not do cupcakes and some will. Second, are you going to run your cake decorating business from home or another location?

When it comes to first starting out, I highly recommend doing your decorating from home. Cake decorating as a hobby is one thing, but once you start taking orders, increasing the workload, you may realize this is something you do not want to do. It's better to be working out of your home than be stuck in a commercial lease and realize cake decorating is not your dream.

If you plan on doing wedding cakes, realize that people are now paying you for THEIR DAY. This means expectations are much higher than doing a free wedding cake for your sister or cousin. People will have high demands to get what they pay for and you need to meet them. Be sure you can handle the workload. If it takes you three days to make a wedding cake, you need to speed up. After decorating for seven years, I do one to two wedding cakes on the same day. In doing so I also can complete them in 48 hours if need be. That includes from concept, to baking, to finishing touches. You have to be quick and accurate with your work.

Know Your Demand

Is there a high demand for cake decorators in your area? Or are there already too many? If you live in a high "wedding popular" area, you may be out numbered by other cake decorators. However, is there a high demand that they cannot keep up with? If there are a high demand for wedding cakes, specialty cakes, etc, then you're services will be a service people need. Therefore, it will be successful.

Know Your Budget

To start any business, you may have to pony up some dough of your own. Many banks will loan start up money, but for cake decorating businesses (which have a lower amount of revenue) they may require some collateral. Be prepared to pay. Be prepared to not make money for a few years as well if this is going to be your full-time job. The sad reality is that when you first start to decorate cakes you will not be able to charge as much as your competitors who have been around for years. Even if you have been decorating as a hobby for ten years, if you have not been in business nor made a name for yourself, your pricing means nothing. So be prepared to not have as much income as you picture "Cake Boss" making.

Create a Plan

The next step is to make a business plan. Whether you plan to take out a loan or not, it's a good goal-setting piece of material to help your business succeed. Set budgets for spending and income, payroll, and supply. Set quarterly goals for your business to achieve. Not sure where to start on a business plan? There are many sites out there for first-time business owners that will give you a step-by-step instruction on business plans. A good example would be www.myownbusiness.org.

Get Your License

Depending on where you live, there may be special requirements for cake decorators. You will have to register your business not only with the state, but the city you live in. Many will require food permits and home or commercial inspections. The business license processing can take one day to three weeks (depending on your city and county laws). Pick your licensing well. There are many options for a business such as Sole Proprietor, Limited Liability Corporations, Incorporations, S Corporations, etc. Research each option to see which fits best for you before applying for your license.

Make sure you have all permits, contact information, and your plan for your business ready before applying for your license. You will need to have a business address prior to applying, so if you plan on renting a commercial space you best have one picked out prior to the application process.

Get Started, But Slowly

Just remember that after everything is planned and ready to go, you have to take it slowly. Buy inventory as needed. Do not stock up on every single pan size. Purchase pans as needed. That way you can make sure you are only buying the pan sizes you will actually use. You will be surprised to find that often times you will use the same size pan for majority of your orders. Until you know the work volume you are going to get, it's best to buy baking ingredients as you get orders in. That way if work volume is slow, your products do not go to waste.

Those are just a few simple steps to take in order to start your cake decorating business. I won't lie, cake decorating is a highly stressful job. If you know what you are doing, confident in your work, and ready to work hard for long hours, you will make it. It won't happen overnight, but I promise with hard work and dedication it will happen.

Taken from my own experience in starting my own cake decorating business, Kali Katering.

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