101 Best Cupcake Quotes That Are Super Sweet

Quotes about cupcakes can turn your day around.

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Baking cupcakes may not be for everyone, but to eat cupcakes and read cute cupcake quotes is a different thing!

Variety is the spice of life and if cupcakes are your road to happiness, why not use some cupcake quotes and cake sayings to perk up your kitchen décor, your Instagram posts, or your journal pages? Goodness in every bite, that’s what desserts are all about!

Emma Shortt says that "writing is like baking cupcakes." We think that, not only writing books, but a variety of things in life can be compared to making cupcakes with flour, eggs, butter, and sugar… you start from scratch, and when it’s done, you are hugely proud of your creation. Baking cupcakes can bring a lot of happiness.

People are often confused about the difference between cupcakes and muffins. While the two sweet treats are as delicious as each other, a muffin is different from a cupcake as it is technically a mini bread-based treat, whereas a cupcake is a mini treat made out of cake mixture. One thing is for sure though, cupcakes are better than cakes: because you get the goodness of a whole cake in delicious little bites.

If cupcakes are included in your list of things that bring you happiness, why not brighten your day with a variety of cupcakes quotes? Let them be your secret superpower to stay cheerful! If you believe nothing can make life sweeter than cupcakes, read on to find out what others say. To add an extra dollop of sweetness, also see these cake quotes and [baking quotes].

The Best Cupcakes Quotes

The world becomes a better place when you can do the things you love the most! There are a variety of cupcakes and other sweet things that feel yummy in the tummy. Here are some of the best cupcake quotes and sayings to make life better!

1. “What makes life so sweet? Cupcakes to eat and someone to love.”

-Marie Williams Johnstone.

2. “There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.”

-Marie Williams Johnstone.

3. “A cupcake a day, keeps the tummy rumbles away.”

– Unknown*.

4. “The little cakes were iced in white, with golden yellow icing roses on top, and instead of ice cream there was sherbet that was a rainbow of colors in each dish.”

- Jane Louise Curry.

5. “Desserts are the fairy tales of the kitchen, a happily ever after to supper.”

-  Terri Guillemets.

6. “Cupcakes and muffins are like twin sisters…”

-     Sadao Turner.

7. “Cupcakes are the tattooed brunette chick of the baked goods world.”

- Dov Davidoff.

8. “Cupcakes when you want to watch your weight, but still feel the pride that comes with eating an entire cake.”

-  Dana Gould.

9. “By contrast, my method of eating a cupcake was quite straight forward. Step one: gobble it down one large bite at a time until there's nothing left…”

- Meg Donohue.

10. “When you look at a cupcake, you've got to smile.”

- Anne Byrn.

11. “Subsisting on a diet drawn from one food group isn't healthy or gratifying. Even eating cupcakes 24/7 eventually would get old!”

-Jenna McCarthy.

12. “Sometimes, in the midst of all your boy drama, you just need a cupcake.”                                

- Susane Colasanti.

13. “Cupcakes are sweet and even sweeter when shared.”

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

14. “When I was a kid, I loved having muffins and cupcakes and I still like them with coffee.”

– Gautam Rode.

15. "I have this to regret, that too often when I wanted a cupcake, I did not have one."

- David Grayson.

16. “I love to bake! I have a huge sweet tooth, and I love to make things like zucchini muffins, you know, anything decadent like that.”

– Lauren Bowles.

17. “As a kid, I would have 6-7 muffins with milk for breakfast.”

– Gautam Rode.

18. "There was a need for a book to tell busy people how to make a cake better."

- Anne Byrn.

19. “My grandmother used to tell me that cupcakes are good for the soul.”

– Anna Todd.

Cute Cupcake Quotes And Sayings

Do you have any idea what brings you the most happiness in this world? If the answer is cupcakes, we have some more quotes to keep you inspired. You can use these ideas to make your journal pages and daily quotes sweeter. Find your favorite cupcake quote down below.

20. "Friendship is sharing a sweet cupcake."

- Marie Williams Johnstone.

21. “Hey! Don't laugh at me for that cupcake thing. I enjoy cupcakes, therefore everyone should enjoy cupcakes.”

- Ray Toro.

22. "Well, that's real swell, but it still doesn't get the cream in the cupcake."

- Samantha.

23. “A cupcake is like a great pop song. The whole world in less than three minutes.”

- Laurel Nakadate.

24. “When stressed and in doubt, cupcake it out.”

– Unknown*.

25. “We have cupcakes and, of course, they're decorated with Halloween goodies and they have to eat the cupcake and then ride back out.”

- Sharon Shaw.

26. “A balanced diet is to keep a cupcake in each hand.”

– Unknown*.

27. “A homemade cupcake deserves a homemade icing.”

- Kim Knott.

28. “The balance to life is kale cakes and cupcakes.”

- Joe.

29. “Any cupcake consumed before 9AM is, technically, a muffin.”

- Brian P Cleary.

30. "Writing is like baking cupcakes, you're trying to make something from the raw. Like with cupcakes, it's flour and eggs and stuff, and with books, it's ideas and words. The end result is the same though, you want people to eat them up."

- Emma Shortt.

31. “We do have a love fest at home. It's like, I'm making you a cupcake. Then it's like, well, I made you a cake. And it's like, well I made you a cake with a cupcake on top and candles.”

- Dianna Agron.

32. “I bake my daughter cupcakes for her school. I'm very hands-on.”

- Greg Bryk.

33. “Cupcake, you've been breaking my heart for as long as I've known you.”

- Janet Evanovich.

34. “In my mind, there was nothing better than a cupcake with a funny little twist.”

- Meg Donohue.

35. “I'll never turn down a red velvet cupcake.”

- Shay Mitchell.

36. “That's it, cupcake. You're going down.”

― Rick Riordan.

37. “English muffins with avocado is one of my favorite breakfasts.”

– Mia Hamm.

38. “If you truly love a book, you should sleep with it, write in it, read aloud from it, and fill its pages with muffin crumbs.”

– Anne Fadiman.

39. “We have fans who bake cookies for the team or they make cupcakes or muffins and stuff like that…”

– Kyle Busch.

If you're looking for sweet quotes about desserts, cupcake quotes will definitely fit the bill.

Funny Cupcake Quotes

Nothing in life brings more pleasure than thinking, dreaming, reading something about the sweet treats you love the most. Every bite is bliss! Add some humor to it to double up the fun.

40. “Hell-on-skis, can you hear me? This is flying cupcake.”

― Joss Stirling.

41. “What can I say? I've never met a cupcake I didn't want to get to know better.”

― Jasinda Wilder.

42. “Life is full of questions, cupcakes are the answer.”


43. “'Happy birthday,' she said. 'And next time? Eat the stupid cupcake.'”

― Rachel Caine, 'Let Them Eat Cake'.

44. “I've never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn't fix.”

― Sarah Ockler, 'Bittersweet'.

45. "Desserts are the fairy tales of the kitchen a happily ever after to supper."

-Terri Guillemets.

46. “You don't get tired of muffins, but you don't find inspiration in them.”

– George Bernard Shaw.

47. “You can’t just leave a Mississippi Mud Mountain half-eaten! We leave no cupcake behind!”

― Molly Harper, 'Rhythm And Bluegrass'.

48. “Be a cupcake in a world full of muffins.”

– Unknown*.

49. "I'm wearing an outfit that looks just like a cupcake... a pink frothy blouse... Pink, pink, lot of pink."

- Jennifer Tilly.

50. “Hide it in a hiding place where no one ever goes. Put it in your pantry with your cupcakes.”

- Paul Simon.

51. "America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people."

- Gloria Steinem.

52. “A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table.”

– Denzel Washington.

53. "I'm always looking, always on the eternal search for the perfect cupcake."

-Laurel Nakadate.

54. “You look as scary as a buttered muffin.”

– Tamora Pierce.

55. “Sometimes I think more creativity is put into muffin recipes than into the rest of society combined.”

–Jerry Seinfeld.

56. “I can’t do anything! I can’t even have an English muffin.”

– Dane Cook.

57. “Give me liberty! Or a bran muffin!”

– Colin Mochrie.

58. “Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs.”

– Oscar Wilde.

59. “Some people... some people like cupcakes… while myself that prince of foods... the muffin!”

– Frank Zappa.

60. “They have been eating muffins. That looks like repentance.”

– Oscar Wilde.

61. “It's impossible to consider myself a producer. I can barely produce an English muffin, in the morning.”

– Johnny Depp.

62. “Because, cupcakes make everything a little better. Except for type 2 diabetes, I guess.”

― Eva Woods.

Short Cupcake Quotes For Instagram Captions

Less is more! Short, cute, and perfect for adding as captions to pictures of your Instagram cakes or dessert photos, these short quotes will add life to the sweet pics. Let’s begin with the classic quote that everyone loves!

63. "Keep calm and eat cupcakes!"

– Unknown*.

64. “I believe the world to be a muffin pan… there certainly are a lot of muffins here.”

– Aaron Funk.

65. “One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them.”

– Oscar Wilde.

66. "Some people like cupcakes exclusively."

-Frank Zappa.

67. “A quality muffin is just a cupcake without frosting.”

- Erin Morgenstern, ‘The Starless Sea’.

68. “I'm obsessed with muffins.”

- Phoebe Tonkin.

69. "I bake my daughter cupcakes for her school."

-Greg Bryk.

70. “Because you’re as cute as a cupcake, you smell as sweet as a cupcake…”

– K.C. Lynn.

71. "Life's too short. Start with dessert!"

-Barbra Streisand.

72. "I'm not a vegetarian! I'm a dessertarian!"

-Bill Watterson.

73. "I don't share blame. I don't share credit. And I don't share desserts."

-Beverly Sills.

74. “Dessert is a necessity of life.”

― Adrienne Posey.

75. I'm all over the place with muffins. Carrots are great. Banana, chocolate chip, they rock, too.”

– Shawn Mendes.

76. "I'll never turn down a red velvet cupcake."

-Shay Mitchell.

77. “I'm addicted to sugar – licorice… jelly candies… I actually love bran muffins!”

- Evangeline Lilly.

78. “Us humans are capable of war and sadness and other terrible stuff. But also cupcakes!”

– Rainn Wilson.

79. "Cupcake, you've been breaking my heart for as long as I've known you."

-Janet Evanovich.

80. “Photographing a cake can be art.”

- Irving Penn.

81. "My problem is desserts. I am obsessed with desserts."

-Sofia Vergara.

Cute quotes and sayings about cupcakes will bring a smile to your face.

Cupcake Quotes From Books

Life is short, so add as much sweetness to it as you can. We picked some cupcake sayings to add to your happiness.

82. “Mom asked for a cupcake miracle? Well, here comes the freaking holy angel of icing, at your service.”

- Sarah Ockler, ‘Bittersweet’.

83. “People I had never seen before flocked in, their faces showing a longing you never saw for cake. People's eyes lit up for a cupcake, cake seemed to signal celebration.”

- Judith Fertig, ‘The Memory Of Lemon’.

84. " He studied the cupcake. 'The cake is light, fluffy, and complex, and the creamy, tangy frosting complements it so well.'”

- Rajani LaRocca, ‘Midsummer’s Mayhem’.

85. "The inspiration for this cupcake?"

- Rajani LaRocca, ‘Midsummer’s Mayhem’.

86. While the chocolate cupcakes are baking... mixing some buttermilk into the batter to prevent it from being overly sweet and unbalanced.”

–  Stacey Ballis, ‘Wedding Girl’.

87. “Angel pushed the plate of cupcakes towards her guest, who had failed to comment on the colors…”

- Gaile Parkin, ‘Baking Cakes In Kigali’.

88. “A hundred and forty-four, twelve trays of twelve. Were 144 cupcakes enough for one day?”

-  Roisin Meaney, ‘Semi-Sweet: A Novel Of Love And Cupcakes’.

89. “Well… what you like to bake? ‘Lots of things- brownies, cookies, pies, tarts, scones. But cupcakes are my favorite.'”

- Rajani LaRocca, ‘Midsummer’s Mayhem’.

90. “Multiply all ingredients by four to get too many cupcakes.”

― Jenny Colgan, ‘Meet Me At The Cupcake Café’.

91. “The best sweet thing you've ever, ever made… Hmm... lemon-lavender cupcakes, I guess…”

- Rajani LaRocca, ‘Midsummer’s Mayhem’.

92. “At the sight of the dozen assorted cupcakes, as bright and optimistic as party hats, Louise's eyes lit up. 'How wonderful!'"

- Meg Donohue, ‘How To Eat A Cupcake’.

93. “She filled the cups of four muffin trays with pink paper liners decorated with red and white hearts.”

-  Roisin Meaney, ‘Semi-Sweet: A Novel Of Love And Cupcakes’.

94. “It was the cupcakes that saved her.”

- Donna Kauffman, ‘Sugar Rush’.

95. “She told them about the mini-cupcakes she'd been asked to provide….”                          

- Roisin Meaney, ‘Semi-Sweet: A Novel Of Love And Cupcakes’.

96. “She'd been left with very few cupcakes to refrigerate overnight…”                                        

- Donna Kauffman, ‘Sugar Rush’.

97. “So. Cake. Chocolate raspberry?”

- Jennifer Crusie, ‘Agnes And The Hitman’.

98. “If there were laws on the amount of chocolate one cupcake could have, molten cakes would break every one of them.”

- Donna Kauffman, ‘Sugar Rush’.

99. “The first Monday's cupcakes had been elderflower… honey and walnut, the day after… toffee apple, next cake- coffee and walnut.”

– Anoushka Knight, ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’.

100. “A cupcake temple?… bricks of pound cake mortared with buttercream and chocolate ganache…”

- Lisa Mantchev, ‘So Silver Bright’.

101. “I think of all the things I will miss. I think about coffee, red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting..."

- Kimberly Russell, ‘The Truth About Lilly Barnes’.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 101 of the best cupcake quotes that are super sweet, then why not take a look at these candy quotes or [cookies quotes] too?

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