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Eight-year-old starts baking company to buy house for mum

COOKING UP A STORM: Eight-year-old Jalen Bailey

A TALENTED young baker from California has opened his own bakery with the goal of earning enough money to buy a home for his mum

Eight-year-old Jalen Bailey runs the entire business out of the tiny rental home that he lives in with his single mother, Sharhonda Mahan.

He makes everything from scratch, and you can buy peanut butter cookies, banana nut muffins, vanilla cake in a jar and more for between $5 and $15 from his Jalen’s Bakery website.

“I wanted to save up a lot of money to get a house,” he told ABC. “I just want one that me and my mum can be happy in.”

“I said I wanted to be a millionaire,” he added. “I thought that wasn’t possible but now I think it is.”

Mahan has since set up a GoFundMe page so that Jalen can expand his business nationwide.

“He’s very excited,” Mahan told ABC News. “It seems like the more orders he gets, the more excited he gets and the more serious he gets about his business.”

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