120+ Best Cake Quotes Perfect For Every Occasion

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Jan 28, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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Why Cake Quotes

Everyone has a favorite dessert; for many people, a cake is one of those. Cakes can turn any regular day into a memorable one. Why restrict cakes only for special occasions? For many, a cake is comfort food that instantly makes them feel good. Baking cakes feels just as good as eating them. It is an activity full of love! You can bake cakes with your family and make it a tradition. These quotes about cake illustrate the delicious treat that enhances every occasion.

What Parents Should Know

  • Baking is a great activity to practice precision, patience, and the ability to follow instructions.
  • The term 'cake' comes from the Middle English word 'kake'. It shares a connection with several English words like pastry and tart.
  • The first cakes are believed to have been made by ancient Egyptians.

What To Talk About With Kids

  • Cakes were initially made in a round shape to resemble the sun and moon, representing life in nature. Different variations of it exist now.
  • Baking a cake is a therapeutic activity at the end of which you have a cake and can eat it too!
  • Queen Victoria was the first person to use pure white icing on a wedding cake. And this is how 'Royal Icing' came to be used.

Funny Cake Quotes

1. "I'm not on a diet. And it's funny cause people go 'Well, then why do you drink diet soda?' So I can eat regular cake." - Gabriel Iglesias

2. "I got me a fine wife, and I got me old fiddle when the sun’s coming up. I got cakes on the griddle. And life ain't nothing, but a funny, funny riddle." - John Denver

3. "There's nothing better than cake but more cake." - Harry S. Truman

4. "A birthday cake speaks the language of nostalgia, it is a perfect childhood memory revived by the senses." - Kate Jacobs

5. "If the cake fits, eat it!" - Gordon Korman

6. "You can't arrest me. I'm the Cake Boss." - Buddy Valastro

7. "If life was a piece of cake, it wouldn't be worth eating!" - Christopher Jones

Chocolate Cake Quotes

Austrian Black Forest cake.

8. "Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me." - Audrey Hepburn

9. "I like the concept of "take your cake and eat it too." - Jesse Itzler

10. "My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished two bags of M&M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already." -Dave Barry

11. "I like to serve chocolate cake because it doesn't show the dirt." - Phyllis Diller

12. "Two things do me in: one's chocolate cake, the other's hypocrisy." - Roseanne Barr

13. "Page one is a diet, page two is a chocolate cake. It's a no-win situation." - Kim Williams

14. “You cannot have a cake and eat it too. Either you eat it, or you have it.” - Zygmunt Bauman

15. "I want blood, guts, and chocolate cake." - Marina and the Diamonds

16. "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." - Charles M. Schulz

17. "Art without emotion it’s like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag." - Laurie Halse Anderson

18. "If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake." - Maryrose Wood

Birthday Cake Quotes

19. "Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories." - Buddy Valastro

20. "At 50, if you are on a diet on your birthday, you can't eat a piece of your birthday cake. So grab two, a piece in each hand and, lo and behold, you will be on a balanced diet! Happy birthday, old chum!" - Abraham Lincoln

21. "If life is a birthday cake let my face be smeared with its icing of cognac and kindness." - Aberjhani

22. "I like birthdays. Every time someone is born, that's just like bringing more cake into the world." - Demetri Martin

23. "Pie can't compete with cake. Put candles in a cake, it's a birthday cake. Put candles in a pie, someone's drunk in the kitchen." - Jim Gaffigan

The Icing On The Cake Quotes

24. "We have always said that advertising is just the icing on the cake. It is not the cake." - Meg Whitman

25. "If the theory turns out to be right, that will be tremendously thick and tasty icing on the cake." - Brian Greene

26. "White grapes are very attractive but when it comes to dessert people generally like cake with icing." - Fran Lebowitz

27. "Romance is the icing but love is the cake." - Julia Child

28. "The icing on the cake is when other people enjoy your vision and support what you do." - Cise Star

29. "Motherhood is an amazing feeling, and if you get to relive those special moments while working, it works as an icing on the cake." - Kajol

30. "If you look over the years, the styles have changed- the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it's really the same." - John Oates

31. "Celebration is life's frosting: isn't frosting the very best part of the cake?" - Bethenny Frankel

32. "Stories aren't the icing on the cake; they are the cake!" - Peter Guber

33. "I'm going to go out and play really hard. If I have another win, it will be icing on the cake. But I don't take anything for granted." - Vijay Singh

34. "If you're going to lick the icing off somebody else's cake you won't be nourished and it won't do you any good, or you might find the cake had caraway seeds and you hate them." - Emily Carr 

Best Cake Quotes

35. "A party without cake is really just a meeting." - Julia Child

36. "Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake." - Dean Koontz

37. "Remember, no matter what life throws at us, we can always bake a cake!" - Sarah Ban Breathnach

38. "Love is when you have a really amazing piece of cake, and it’s the very last piece, but you let him have it." - E. Lockhart

39. "Love love and cherish life. Also, just eat the cake." - Aaron Paul

40. "Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie." - Jim Davis

41. "I want to be the girl with the most cake." - Courtney Love

42. "Photographing a cake can be art." - Irving Penn

43. "My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it." - Boris Johnson

44. "A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock

45. "Let them eat cake." - Marie Antoinette

46. "For me, almost always, the answer was cake." - Diana Abu- Jaber

47. "The less Holy Spirit we have, the more cake and coffee we need to keep the church going." - Reinhard Bonnke

48. "For goodness sake, look at those cakes." - James Brown

49. "I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake." - Mitch Hedberg

50. "A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges." - Benjamin Franklin

51. "When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?" - Lisa Loeb

52. "I'd choose truth over cake but I'd try to find a way to get both to be honest." - Craig Benzine

53. "Cake baking has to be, however innocently, one of the great culinary scams: it implies effort, it implies domestic prowess; but believe me, it's easy." - Nigella Lawson

54. "May I feel like I feel when I'm about to eat cake." - Greg Walloch

55. "Happiness is like a cake: have too much of it and you get sick of it." - Karl Pilkington

56. "You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." - Bob Hope

57. "Life's no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe's my own to fool with." - Haruki Murakami

58. "The only way cheese is dessert is when it's followed by the word cake." - Michele Gorman

59. "You cannot have a cake and eat it too. Either you eat it, or you have it." - Zygmunt Bauman

60. "I ask you, what is the use of having your 'cake' if you can't eat it? What exactly are you supposed to do with it? Put it on your mantle and look at it? Cake is meant to be eaten and enjoyed." - T. Harv Eker

61. "Everyone is dealing with something. This is life; this is not just a piece of cake." - Tom Brady

62. "Success is not like a cake that needs to be divided. It's more like a heap of stones - a cairn. If someone is successful, they add a stone to the cairn. It gets very high and can be seen from all over the world. That's how I see it." - Maeve Binchy

63. "I will go anywhere if you say the phrase 'there might be cake.' I would go to the Department of Motor Vehicles, register somebody else's boat in Spanish, a language I do not speak, without ID - for cake." - Greg Behrendt

64. "Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be no more cakes and ale?" - William Shakespeare

65. "The real cake isn't HAVING what you want, it's DOING what you want" - Lady Gaga

66. "We'll take the cake with the red cherry on top." - Navjot Singh Sidhu

67. "Cupcakes - when you want to watch your weight, but still feel the pride that comes with eating an entire cake." - Dana Gould

68. "A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked." - Delia Smith

69. "Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be." - Lady Gaga

70. "It's a piece of cake until you get to the top. You find you can't stop playing the game the way you've always played it." - Richard M. Nixon

71. "If the people have no bread, let them eat cake." - Marie Antoinette

72. "Have your fun, my dear; but if you must earn your bread, try to make it sweet with cheerfulness, not bitter with the daily regret that it isn't cake." - Louisa May Alcott

73. "You have filled my tea with lumps of sugar, and though I asked most distinctly for bread and butter, you have given me cake. I am known for the gentleness of my disposition, and the extraordinary sweetness of my nature, but I warn you, Miss Cardew, you may go too far." - Oscar Wilde

74. "Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake." - Larry Hagman

75. "Let them eat cake!" - Marie Antoinette

76. "If you were starving and had all the time in the world, would you stop eating the greatest slice of cake on earth halfway through? Then why would you quit on your dreams?" - Gregor Collins

77. "Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling." - Dave Barry

78. "...language is not the frosting, it's the cake." - Tom Robbins

79. "You have treated the arts as the cherry on the cake. It needs to be the yeast." - Mallika Sarabhai

80. "Writing's a lot like cooking. Sometimes the cake won't rise, no matter what you do, and every now and again the cake tastes better than you ever could have dreamed it would." - Neil Gaiman

81. "Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic." - Cynthia Nixon

82. "But of course you can have your cake and eat it, too - if you decide to bake a second cake. And you may well find that baking two cakes does not take twice the work of baking one." - Robert Kuttner

83. "Nothing seems to please a fly so much as to be taken for a currant; and if it can be baked in a cake and palmed off on the unwary, it dies happy." - Mark Twain

84. "I don't want to die tomorrow knowing I could've had a piece of cake tonight." - Gabriel Iglesias

85. "It's time to blow out the candles on the pity party cake." - Louie Giglio

86. "It's possible to be satisfied with a day's work or a cake, but a life... what is a life but a history of events badly remembered?" - Kevin McCloud

87. "So if I have two pieces of cake, do I have twice as good an experience as the first piece of cake? One of the things I've found in life is that the first piece of cake is the best." - David Frum

88. "I am proud of my cake-making image but life is not that perfect. There are socks in my fruit bowl." - Jane Asher

89. "The cake had a trick candle that wouldn't go out, so I didn't get my wish. Which was just that it would always be like this, that my life could be a party just for me." - Janet Fitch

90. "'What about you?' 'Not a clue. I keep wishing I could bake a cake or something." - Suzanne Collins

91. "Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?" - John Heywood

92. "A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion." - James Boswell

93. "By the second tour I had rice cakes and hummus with me, and I was jumping rope in my room." - Taylor Dane

94. "There are a great many colored people who are ashamed of the cakewalk, but I think they ought to be proud of it." - James Weldon Johnson

95. "But for the time being, I've only learned one cake recipe and how to make scrambled eggs." - Eva Herzigova

96. "Mess is fairly good. It is like what is found in American hotels except for cake and pie." - Knute Nelson

97. "It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond. Sometimes in the entertainment industry, people believe the cake is more real than the baker." - Judd Nelson

98. "You cannot eat your cake and have it." - James Joyce

99. "I like to think of bread as really bland cake." - Jim Gaffigan

100. "We have banished our artists to the fringe of society and tell them to eat cake. It is our artists who choose freedom over safety and use their talents to question and confront the culture." - Peter Block

101. "He who has two cakes of bread, let him dispose of one of them for some flowers of the narcissus; for bread is the food of the body, and the narcissus is the food of the soul." - Galen

102. "Come, eat thy fill of this thy God's white loaf. It's food too fine for Angels, yet come, take and eat thy fill. It's Heaven's Sugar Cake." - Edward Taylor

103. "Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake." - Kristin Cashore

104. "Wouldst thou both eat thy cake and have it?" - George Herbert

105. "Yes, we could solve for why, but we could also eat another slice of coconut cake." - Sam Lipsyte

106. "No one ever went to their deathbed saying, 'You know, I wish I'd eaten more rice cakes'." - Amy Krouse Rosenthal 

107. "There is no screenplay-writing recipe that guarantees your cake will rise." - Robert McKee 

108. "My bitterness is not an abstract substance, it is as solid as a Christmas cake; I can cut it in slices and hand it round, and there is still plenty left, for tomorrow." - Caitlin Thomas 

109. "You're like a cake when you're young. You can't rush it, or it will fall or just turn out wrong. Rising takes patience and heat." - Anna Quindlen 

110. "Drama is not my passion. If I do it, it's for a check. It's not what I want to do. Comedy's my thing. Stand-up's my thing. Everything that comes from that is frosting on the cake." - Gabriel Iglesias 

111. "I've always told my children that life is like a layer cake. You get to put one layer on top of the other, and whether you frost it or not is up to you." - Ann Richards 

112. "Irony is a way of having one's cake while appearing to eat it." - John Updike 

113. "For oaths are straws, men's faiths are wafer-cakes, And hold- fast is the only dog." - William Shakespeare 

114. "My cake is dough, but I'll be among the rest, Out of hope of all but my share of the feast."  - William Shakespeare 

115.  "Experiences are like the cherry on the cake. It's nice, but that's not what's going to make a difference to the habit." - Martine Batchelor 

116. “The easiest way to make a fruitcake is to buy a darkish cake, then pound some old, hard fruit into it with a mallet. Be sure to wear safety glasses." - Dave Barry 

117. "If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion." - Elon Musk

Wedding Cake Quotes

118. “My face looks like a wedding cake left out in the rain”. - W. H. Auden

119. "The most dangerous food is wedding cake”. - James Thurber

120. “She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake”. - Margot Asquith

121. “Get married with the feeling it is going to last. Not like the bride I know who doubled the wedding cake recipe and froze one”. - Phyllis Diller

122. “If I propose to myself and myself says yes, I get to have the cake, right? I love me, so I’m thinking 12 tiers.” -  Michelle M. Pillow 

Quotes About Love For Cake

123. "I just love to bake chocolate cakes and anything unhealthy. It makes me very popular." - Helena Mattsson

124. "If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake." - Maryrose Wood

125. "There's adventure in the air. . . and cake to be eaten." - Robert Sharenow

126. "A chocolate cake may contain almond praline or blackberry, and a vanilla cake may contain cinnamon, cappuccino, or pistachio. Each is distinctive, and I only cook to order." - Ron Ben-Israel

127. “I want to be the girl with the most cake.” - Hole, “Doll Parts”

128. “Cakes have such a terrible habit of turning out bad just when you especially want them to be good.” - Lucy Maud Montgomery

129. “Life is a cake, and love is the icing on top of it. Without love, it becomes difficult to swallow life.” - Mehek Bassi

130. “Cake for later; cake as a way of life.” - Laini Taylor

131. “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” - Jo Brand

132. “If eating cake is wrong, I don’t want to be right.” - Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls

133. “Cookies are made of butter and love.” - Norwegian Proverb

134. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” - Ernestine Ulmer

135. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” - Barbara Johnson

136. “I’ve never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn’t fix.” - Sarah Ockler

137. “Take the broken pieces of your life, bake a master cake out of it. Don’t stand still like a lake; keep flowing like a stream!” - Israelmore Ayivor

138. “Romance novels are birthday cake, and life is often peanut butter and jelly. I think everyone should have lots of delicious romance novels lying around for those times when the peanut butter of life gets stuck to the roof of your mouth.” - Janet Evanovich

139. “Let’s just say you may regret that second piece of cake. Oh my God. Regret cake? Whatever was about to happen must be truly evil.” - Rachel Hawkins

140. “Debbie had to get up and slice me a thick piece of cake before she could answer. And I do mean thick. Harry Potter volume seven thick. I could have knocked out a burglar with this piece of cake. Once I tasted it, though, it seemed just the right size.” - Maureen Johnson

141. “I saw the world I had walked since my birth, and I understood how fragile it was, that the reality was a thin layer of icing on a great dark birthday cake, writhing with grubs and nightmares and hunger.” - Neil Gaiman

142. “Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first.” - Helen Keller

143. “I like birthday cake. It’s so symbolic. It’s a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just ‘Happy Birthday!’ because it’s this emblem of childhood and a happy day.” - Aimee Bender

144. "If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake." - Maryrose Wood

145. "Part of life and part of the enjoyment of life is croissant and chocolate cake and eggs and milkshakes and oatmeal. There are so many things, you have to learn to appreciate them all. When I'm not eating as much as I should, I'm not fun to be around; I am difficult." - Nina Dobrev

146. "Why not ask what can or can't be a layer in a layer cake?" - Christina Tosi

147. "In my experience, entrepreneurship tends to be a bit cumulative, like a layer cake. Taking time can make revving up difficult." - Andrew Yang

148. "I've always told my children that life is like a layer cake. You get to put one layer on top of the other, and whether you frost it or not is up to you." - Ann Richards

149. “This may not be the most serious problem in the world, but it is a familiar one: How do you divide a piece of cake equally between two children and also make sure that each of them sees it as a fair division?” - Eric Maskin

150. “There are so many forms of love. Spending time with friends, love stories. I enjoy showing my love by baking a cake for somebody and writing his or her name on it, and seeing his or her reaction. I love to offer flowers, too!” - Pom Klementieff

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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