Cake Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cake quotes, cake sayings, and cake proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Cakes have such a terrible habit of turning out bad just when you especially want them to be good.     

Lucy Maud Montgomery

My idea of baking is buying a ready make cake mix and throwing in an egg.

Cilla Black

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

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

Buddy Valastro

Happiness is like a cake: have too much of it and you get sick of it.     

Karl Pilkington

Life is a cake and love is the icing on top of it. Without love, it becomes difficult to swallow life.

Mehek Bassi

I was a fat child and loved cake, perhaps because it was the only sweet thing in my life.

Andre Rieu

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

Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations.     

Jane Asher

Literature is a cake with many toys baked inside and even if you find them all, if you don't enjoy the path that leads you to them, it will be a hollow accomplishment.     


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

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

Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.

Dean Koontz

If I was made of cake i'd eat myself before somebody else could.

Emma Donoghue

The balance to life is kale cakes and cupcakes.


A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.     

Danielle Steel

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

But of course you can have your cake and eat it, too if you decide to 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

Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.     

Mary Berry

The great thing about cake is it doesn't feel like work. You forget about work. Kids, adults, they all get the same look in their eye when they're decorating cakes. That's the magic right there.

Duff Goldman

If the theory turns out to be right, that will be tremendously thick and tasty icing on the cake.     

Brian Greene

I bake a chocolate cake from scratch every week.

Victoria Osteen

Cake is happiness! If you know the way of the cake, you know the way of happiness! If you have a cake in front of you, you should not look any further for joy!     

C. JoyBell C.

You cannot have a cake and eat it too. Either you eat it, or you have it.     

Zygmunt Bauman

I drink diet coke so I can eat regular cake.

Gabriel Iglesias

So there are cakes and pillows and colors galore, but underneath this more obvious patchwork quilt are places like a quiet room where you can go and hold someone's hand and not have to say anything.

Alice Sebold

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

If I can tell my story, and help anybody else in the interim, then that's icing on the cake.

Jeff Conaway

The icing on the cake is when other people enjoy your vision and support what you do.     

Cise Star

A party without cake is really just a meeting.

Julia Child