$2,272 BOOSTED

DAYS LEFT

6

Launched

Mar 17, 2017

Ends

May 01, 2017

Goal

$10,000
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About

Treats Baked by Stephanie

by Stephanie Markakis-Plouffe in Edmonton


Business Plan

When I was a little girl, I would always come home to find freshly baked goods that my mother had made from scratch.  The smell in my house was amazing! As I grew up, I pursued other avenues of business until one day my husband bought me a Kitchen Aid mixer.  In trying new recipes, my passion for baking began.  As I continued to bake, a dream of owning a bakery was conceived. And so my story began...

Treats Baked by Stephanie began with the simple idea:  fresh baked goods from scratch using local ingredients.  We believe that it is still possible to have all the wonderful treats that grandma used to make even with our busy lives.  Enjoying a fresh baked treat can bring such joy and take us back to memories from the past, and we want all our customers to have that experience.

We started this adventure by selling my decadent mini cheesecakes at local farmers’ markets and have evolved into making scrumptious cookies such as Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Butterscotch Oatmeal, White Chocolate Cranberry, Double Chocolate, the flavours are endless. We have delicious cupcakes which include Classic Vanilla, Double Chocolate, Mint Oreo and many more. Our cakes include Triple Chocolate Brownie, Strawberry Vanilla and Salted Caramel etc. Other treats you can grab from us are Cinnamon Buns, Butter Tarts, and Honey Beer Bread.

We are running this campaign to continue expanding Treats Baked by Stephanie and give more people the experience of enjoying what they grew up with, or to have that very first experience of enjoying a truly delicious treat.

Treats Baked by Stephanie is hoping to raise $10,000 to help upgrade our equipment, packaging and marketing so that we may expand our horizons and bring a little piece a magic into everyone’s home!

 

Comments (13)

Tina Quast say:

Good luck Stephanie! I love your work and my daughters custom Rainbow cake was delightful :)

20 seconds ago

Monita Chapman say:

Good Luck!

43 seconds ago

Carmen Thieson say:

Stephanie's baking creations are extrodinarily scrumptious!! Her chocolate cake is divine and definitely satisfies the chocolate cravings completely, yummy!

50 seconds ago

Tanya Martorana say:

Wishing you great success for the remainder of your campaign and looking forward to tasting your treats!

47 seconds ago

Guy Plouffe say:

Cookies with icing!!!

1 seconds ago

Susan Schofield say:

Good Luck!

51 seconds ago

Keri Pranszka say:

Best of luck in reaching your goal!

27 seconds ago

Melanie Gesy say:

You make amazing goodies! Best of luck with the rest of the campaign!

29 minutes ago

Tom Lim say:

From Christine & Tom

17 seconds ago

Janna Klyne say:

Good Luck!! I know you will get to your goal and I can't wait to taste your amazing cheesecake!!

12 seconds ago

Jacqueline Cebuliak say:

just want to support small local and/or Canadian business!!

58 seconds ago

Kathryn Dumas say:

I'm all for more YUM!

27 seconds ago

Jessica Callele say:

I've heard great things about your treats. I look forward to trying them. Keep following your dreams and making the world a better place one cookie at a time

59 seconds ago

Team

Stephanie Markakis-Plouffe

Bio

Hello my name is Stephanie and I am a 4th generation baker. I have been baking for most of my life. When I decided to retired from being a real estate assistant I didn't know what to do. I have always dreamed of owning my own bakery. I finally decided to take the leap of faith and I believe it was the best decision I could have ever made. It all started with baking and selling my mini cheesecakes at local farmers markets and it quickly turned in everything you could think of that comes out of ...

Alicia Lemaire

Bio

Hello my name is Alicia and I am the Professional Taste Tester for Treats Baked By Stephanie. I have a 5 year old son and have been with my husband for 11 years married for 3! I'm an active member in my community with helping on the community league board as the president. In 2010 I graduated from NAIT with my Culinary Journeyman Red Seal. Since starting my family I have not been in the kitchen much, but when my good friend Stephanie said she wanted to start her own bakery I jumped at the oppo...

BoostRs (20)

Nicolas Lemaire

$307 on 4/21/2017 at 4:10 PM

Tina Quast

$402 on 4/17/2017 at 9:13 PM

Jennie Kovacs

$20 on 4/8/2017 at 2:52 PM

Monita Chapman

$61 on 4/6/2017 at 10:21 PM

Anonymous

$45 on 4/4/2017 at 6:50 AM

Tanya Martorana

$30 on 4/1/2017 at 2:49 PM

Tanya Martorana

$20 on 4/1/2017 at 2:46 PM

Melanie Gesy

$132 on 3/31/2017 at 8:05 AM

Guy Plouffe

$200 on 3/28/2017 at 8:07 PM

Anonymous

$20 on 3/25/2017 at 1:04 PM

Kevin Pattison

$500 on 3/22/2017 at 11:45 AM

Susan Schofield

$45 on 3/20/2017 at 11:16 PM

Keri Pranszka

$15 on 3/20/2017 at 9:41 PM

Melanie Gesy

$220 on 3/19/2017 at 8:50 PM

Tom Lim

$45 on 3/18/2017 at 11:30 PM

Janna Klyne

$45 on 3/18/2017 at 3:59 PM

Jacqueline Cebuliak

$50 on 3/17/2017 at 6:47 PM

Anonymous

$20 on 3/17/2017 at 6:18 PM

Anonymous

$50 on 3/17/2017 at 2:58 PM

Jessica Callele

$45 on 3/17/2017 at 12:26 PM

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