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These cake quotes and captions are the icing on the cake – so to speak.

Who doesn’t love cake? It’s sweet, delicious, and the perfect dessert to end any meal. If you want to make your next birthday party or social gathering even more special, why not serve a cake with a special message written on it?

These cake quotes and captions are a great way of saying something special to your friends and family as they dig into their desserts. Have a look at some great ideas for inscribing sentiments on your favorite cakes.

Short Cake Quotes

1.) If the cake fits, eat it!
Gordon Korman

2.) Photographing a cake can be art.
Irving Penn

3.) She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.
Margot Asquith

4.) Always give them the old fire, even when you feel like a squashed cake of ice.
Ethel Merman

5.) Cakes are healthy too; you; you eat a small slice.
Mary Berry

6.) For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
Alfred Hitchcock

7.) Cake is a very beautiful thing.
Milly Shapiro

8.) Why not question what can or can’t be a layer in layer cake?
Christina Tosi

9.) I am putting real plums into an imaginary cake.
Mary McCarthy

10.) Friendship is sharing a sweet cupcake.
Marie Williams Johnstone

Best cake quotes

Funny Cake Quotes

11.) A party without cake is just a meeting.
Julia Child

12.) 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

13.) There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.
Harry S. Truman

14.) I want blood, guts, and chocolate cake.
Marina and the Diamonds

15.) I’ll do almost anything for cake — even trample little children!
Gayle King

16.) 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

17.) I like to serve chocolate cake because it doesn’t show the dirt.
Phyllis Diller

18.) We’re encouraging them to bring healthy snacks, but when a parent comes up with a tray of sweets, I’m not going to turn them away. I don’t want to be the cupcake killer.
John Young

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Amusing Insights on Cake

19.) TLC should stand for Toddlers, Lunatics, and Cake.
Natasha Leggero

20.) If I was made of cake I’d eat myself before somebody else could.
Emma Donoghue

21.) Page one is a diet, page; pages a chocolate cake. It’s a no-win situation.
Kim Williams

22.) The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
James Thurber

23.) 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

Harry Truman quote on cake.

Inspirational Cake Quotes

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

25.) We have always said that advertising is just the icing on the cake. It is not the cake.
Meg Whitman

26.) If you wait for a cake to be given to you so you will be happy- then you will be happy when someone gives you a cake. But if you buy a cake (or bake one) for yourself so you will be happy, you have found the way of happiness.
C. JoyBell C.

27.) Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.
Dean Koontz

28.) 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

29.) 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

30.) Part of life and part of the enjoyment of life is a croissant and a chocolate cake and eggs and milkshakes and oatmeal. There’s so many things, you have to learn to appreciate it all. When I don’t eat as much as I should, I’m not fun to be around; I’m fussy.
Nina Dobrev

Notable Quotes on Cake

31.) 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

32.) What can cake teach you about life? That practice makes perfect, and if you try something once, it probably won’t be perfect, and you have to keep working on it if you want to be good at it.
Nicole Byer

33.) 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

34.) 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

35.) If at first you don’t succeed, eat a cupcake!
Marie Williams Johnstone

Funny Julia Child quote on cake and meetings.

Best Cake Quotes

36.) 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

37.) When you share a cupcake, you share love.

38.) 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

39.) I’m amazed. When I was 40, I thought I’d never make 50. And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60. At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything.
Gloria Stuart

That Takes the Cake!

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

41.) First impression is not the last reflection of a true friend, so if you are head over heels for someone who just bought you a cake, you’d better think twice before devouring your misery.
Michael Bassey Johnson

42.) How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
Paul Sweeney

43.) 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

44.) 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.

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

46.) What makes life so sweet? Cupcakes to eat and someone to love.
Marie Williams Johnstone

Good Cake Quotes

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

48.) Celebration is life’s frosting: isn’t frosting the very best part of the cake?
Bethenny Frankel

49.) During difficult times, it’s best to cut down on sweets like cookies, cake, and candy. Satisfy your sweet tooth with fruit to help prevent blood sugar dips and spikes.
Karen Salmansohn

50.) Cake for later, cake as a way of life.
Laini Taylor

51.) It baffles me that people think that obliterating the past will save them from its consequences, as if throwing away the empty cake plate would help you lose weight.
Timothy B. Tyson

52.) But I’m really enjoying my retirement. I get to sleep in every day. I do crossword puzzles and eat cake.
Derek Landy

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

54.) If life was a piece of cake, it wouldn’t be worth eating!
Christopher Jones

55.) I think it’s true — economically, you want to bake a bigger cake rather than slicing up an existing cake differently.
Jacob Rees-Mogg

56.) Two things do me in: one’s chocolate cake, the other’s hypocrisy.
Roseanne Barr

Cute Cake Quotations

57.) Romance is the icing but love is the cake.
Julia Child

58.) I’d say I have more shoes than anything else; they’re a good way to update a look. Bags and shoes — it’s like decorating a cake.
Alexa Chung

59.) Friends are like cupcakes in my pantry of memories.

60.) You can have your cake and eat it too and follow your passions, have a family, and be happy.
Ayesha Curry

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

62.) I’m wearing an outfit that looks just like a cupcake. A pink frothy blouse, low cut, everything a little inappropriately girlie. Pink, pink, lot of pinks.
Jennifer Tilly

63.) When you look at a cupcake, you’ve got to smile.
Anne Byrn

64.) Cake is like a warm hug, it makes everything better.

Funny Cake Quotes

65.) You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’
Jerry Seinfeld

66.) 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

67.) I baked the coffee cake recipe from The Joy of Cooking over and over again when I was a kid.
Alex Guarnaschelli

68.) In any other context, ‘icing’ is a great and exciting word: The proverbial icing on the cake, for instance, is a bonus — a wonderful thing on top of another wonderful thing.
Steve Rushin

69.) For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 20. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade.
Yotam Ottolenghi

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Famous Cake Quotes

70.) Let them eat cake.
Marie Antoinette

71.) America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
Gloria Steinem

72.) If eating cake is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Lorelai Gilmore

73.) Writing or making anything- a poem, a bird feeder, a chocolate cake- has self-respect in it.
Sharon Olds

74.) Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I wanted a cupcake, I did not have one.
David Grayson

75.) Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be.
Lady Gaga

76.) 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

77.) A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Benjamin Franklin

78.) When you are a hero you are always running to save someone, sweating, worried and guilty. When you are a villain you are just lurking in the shadows waiting for the hero to pass by. Then you pop them in the head and go home — piece of cake.
James Marsters

Cake Quotes That Matter

79.) I have a very big sweet tooth, and I love treating myself to something that I wouldn’t necessarily eat during the tournament, such as a nice-sized cake.
Maria Sharapova

80.) My music is like a baby-pink frosted cake with sprinkles, but when you cut into it, there’s a gooey, dark chocolate center.
Melanie Martinez

81.) I think they’re going to force us to eat lots of cake and then take an unreasonably long nap.
Veronica Roth

82.) I am not a strict vegan, because I’m a hedonist pig. If I see a big chocolate cake that is made with eggs, I’ll have it.
Grace Slick

83.) 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

84.) When I got to France, I realized I didn’t know very much about food at all. I’d never had a real cake. I’d had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn’t have anything like that in it — it’s all egg power. Julia Child

Birthday Cake Quotes

85.) 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

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

87.) Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.
John Lydon

88.) Birthday Soup is good to eat, but not as good as Birthday Cake.
Else Holmelund Minarik

89.) You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

90.) My mother still sends a cake to the office for my birthday.
David Ulevitch

91.) I tried to bake a cake for my mother’s birthday – it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days.
Rachael Ray

92.) A few years ago, I got to a point where I realized that the only way you can tell someone’s age is how they live their life. The candles on the cake mean absolutely nothing.
Rob Lowe

93.) 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

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Delicious Cake Quotes

94.) Love is like a good cake; you never know when it’s coming, but you’d better eat it when it does!
C. JoyBell C.

95.) Art without emotion it’s like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag.
Laurie Halse Anderson

96.) Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
Homaro Cantu

97.) You can freeze a nice sponge cake and then have a strawberry shortcake any time.
Lidia Bastianich

98.) My favorite food is cake. What kind of cake? It doesn’t matter. All cake.
Jenny Han

99.) All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
George Harrison

100.) There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.
Marie Williams Johnstone

Fun Cake Sayings

101.) I’m not saying I don’t enjoy the days that I’m not eating chocolate cake. But I do particularly like those days when I am eating chocolate cake.
Trisha Yearwood

102.) Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.
Audrey Hepburn

103.) In my experience, entrepreneurship tends to be kind of cumulative, like a layer cake. Taking some time away can make it hard to rev up. Andrew Yang

104.) We’ll take the cake with the red cherry on top.
Navjot Singh Sidhu

105.) Everyone who knows me knows that I always eat cake. My nutritionist hates it, but I just tell her I like to eat it, and she’s not going to stop me!
Lucy Bronze

106.) If eating cake is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls

Funny Cake Captions

107.) Don’t be sad, just eat some cake.

108.) Happiness is eating leftover birthday cake.

109.) All you need is love. But a cupcake would also be nice.

110.) Sometimes you just need cake.

111.) If it were easy to resist, it would not be called chocolate cake.

112.) Forget the fork, and dig right in.

113.) Put “eat cake” on top of your to-do list today and you’re sure to get at least one task done.

114.) My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.

115.) If you bake a cake, the world has one more cake.

116.) Life’s too short to say no to cake.

117.) Life is fun; eat; eat.

118.) A party without cake is just a meeting.

119.) A balanced diet is having a piece of cake in each hand.

120.) Birthday cake calories don’t count.

121.) Without icing, it’s just bread. I don’t like bread.

122.) Cake doesn’t ask silly questions. Cake understands.

123.) There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.

124.) How do I like my eggs? In a cake, duh.

125.) Cake is the breakfast of champions.

126.) Chocolate cake has eggs in it, which is a perfectly good breakfast.

127.) Keeping a cake fresh and moist is super easy! You just have to eat it in one sitting.


128.) Birthdays are nature’s way of giving us cake.

129.) If we are what we eat, then I’m awfully sweet.

130.) I’ll take another slice of that.

131.) Celebrate with cake. Birthday indulgence.

132.) Do not touch my cake! Violators will be covered in sprinkles.

133.) Why do I drink diet soda? It’s so I can eat cake later.

134.) I can’t eat another slice of cake, said no one ever.

135.) I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.

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136.) Home is where the cake is.

137.) Cake is easy.

138.) Friendship is a sweet blessing.

139.) It’s cake time.

140.) Let us celebrate our love with cake.

141.) Fresh out of the oven.

142.) Cake is my therapy.

143.) Like a layer cake, life has its ups and downs. However, whether you frost it up or style it with all sorts of toppings and decorations is all up to you.

144.) Live. Love. Cake

145.) I left my heart with the cake.

146.) Sweetest slice of paradise.

147.) Keep a fork with you at all times, just in case cake happens.

148.) I didn’t seek out the cake. The cake came to me.

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

150.) No occasion is ever complete without a cake.

151.) A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.

152.) Chocolate cake is the bomb!

153.) Good cake isn’t cheap and cheap cake isn’t good.

154.) A birthday can never have too much cake.

155.) Cake is always a good idea.

156.) One bite and you’ll overrule all objections.

Cake Phrases

157.) Cake is my happy place.

158.) Some things just require cake to be solved.

159.) Cake will always be the answer. The question is irrelevant.

160.) Delicious to the last piece.

161.) When life goes awry, have a piece of cake.

162.) It’s all about the buttercream!

163.) Love is the frosting of life.

164.) Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot of good for a lot of people.

165.) Keep calm and eat cake.

166.) A bad day with cake is better than a good day without it.

By Mary Jo O’Halloran

Mary Jo writes about cooking, baking, and entertainment.


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