Ideas for Bake Sale Fundraiser

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These ideas for bake sale fundraiser events will give you some ideas on ways to raise money for your cause.

Bake sale fundraisers have evolved over the years. It’s no longer just your simple cakes and sugar cookies. Today, we like to offer a variety of different baked goods like your classic baked goods to special drinks and savory breads.

Ideas for Bake Sale Fundraiser

Baking can be a great way to add some fun to your homeschooling. As kids prepare for the bake sale, they’ll be measuring, adding, subtracting, learning how to work in the kitchen, and so much more.

Is a bake sale a good fundraiser?

Bake sales have been one of the most popular ways to raise money for events and causes through the years. You don’t need a lot of money to get started with a bake sale fundraiser so the profit margin can be larger than other fundraisers.

How does a bake sale fundraiser work?

A bake sale fundraiser is one of the easiest fundraisers that you can do. Baked goods will be what is sold so friends and family can help. Have each person bring a few homemade goodies that you can sell. Having a nice variety for customers to choose from is always good.

Bake Sale Fundraiser Ideas

Here are some ideas for a bake sale fundraiser:

  1. Classic baked goods: One of the best and most popular options is to offer those classic baked goods we all love. Items like cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and cakes are always a hit.
  2. Gluten-free and vegan options: Don’t forget about gluten-free and vegan customers! Bake some gluten-free and vegan options for those with dietary restrictions.
  3. Themed treats: Everyone loves a create treat that focuses on a theme. These treats are perfect for fundraisers that are for a cause. For example, if the fundraiser is for a sports team, make treats in the team’s colors or different sports themed shapes. You can also create themed treats for holidays or special occasions.
  4. Savory options: Over the years we have seem more savory options available at bake sale fundraisers. You can offer some savory options like homemade bread, quiches, or savory pies.
  5. Special drinks: To go along with the homemade baked goods, you can sell homemade drinks like lemonade, iced tea, or hot chocolate.
  6. Pre-made mixes: Create pre-made mixes for cookies or brownies that people can take home and bake themselves. These mixes can be placed in mason jars or bags and customers can make their own homemade goodies whenever they want.
  7. Decorated treats: While we all love a good simple sugar cookies, one way to dress up your fundraiser is to decorate the cookies. You can do this with cakes too. Just decorate your treats with fun designs or colorful icing to make them even more appealing.
  8. Cake pops: Create cake pops in various flavors and colors and sell them.
  9. Gift baskets: Make gift baskets filled with a variety of baked goods that people can purchase as a gift.
  10. Custom orders: Offer custom orders in addition to the premade items for people who want something specific.

Here are some great recipes:

How To Make Your Bake Sale A Success

Set a goal: You will first want to set a goal of how much you are looking to make from your bake sale fundraiser. Once you have the number set, you have a goal to reach and to keep you motivated.

Create a raffle. Hold a raffle to go along with your bake sale to bring in more funds. You can raffle off gift certificates, a basket full of homemade goodies, and some other prizes.

Offer other fun activities. We went to a bake sale a while ago and they had a section set up for kids to get their faces painted. The kids loved it.

If the bake sale fundraiser is in the summer, have a bubble blowing contest, water balloon fight, or set up some other fun water activities.

Bake Sale Ideas

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