Selling Eid & Wedding Cakes

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Is it ok to start a cake business where I sell cakes for Muslim weddings, and Eid celebrations? I will not sell for birthdays, anniverseries and non-Islamic holidays, but is selling cakes for weddings and Eid celebrations ok?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible to sell cakes for weddings and ‘Eid.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Hisham Dawood

Student Darul Iftaa
Chicago, U.S.A.

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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