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Cake & Cupcakes
A party without cake is just a meeting. ~Julia Child, unverified
Sometimes, eating a thick slice of chocolate fudge cake with ice cream makes you a better person. ~Dr. SunWolf, @WordWhispers, tweet, 2012, professorsunwolf.com
Better bread with water than cake with trouble. ~Russian proverb
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... Debbie didn't fool around when it came to the butter and sugar. ~Maureen Johnson, "The Jubilee Express," Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances, 2008
Cup-cakes are food for the soul. ~Baking saying
Inside me there's a thin person struggling to get out, but she can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake. ~Author unknown
Life's too short to say no to cake. ~Internet meme, c. 2012
Everything slows down with age, except the time it takes cake and ice cream to reach your hips. ~John M. Wagner ("Maxine")
Why do people do drugs when there's cupcakes? ~Keith Wynn, @ravens_rhapsody, tweet, 2017
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie. ~Jim Davis ("Garfield")
Willing to follow
trails of glitter
or cake crumbs.
~Dr. SunWolf, @WordWhispers, tweet, 2015, professorsunwolf.com
Friends are like sprinkles on the cupcake of life. ~Author unknown
There is no such thing as a bad cake. ~The Good Doctor, "Piece of Cake," 2021, written by Tracy Taylor, David Hoselton, and Tristan Thai [S5, E2, Lea]
Happiness is knowing there is cake in the oven. ~Author unknown
No need for all that messed up slicing when one person gets a huge slice of cake and someone else a dilapidated sliver. Cupcakes are the great leveler wherein we are all equals. ~Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero, "Cupcakes A to Z," Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, 2006
Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake has a lot for a lot of people, it does for me… ~Audrey Hepburn, 1971
People who eat a cupcake with a fork should have their citizenship revoked. ~Keith Wynn, @ravens_rhapsody, tweet, 2017
Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels — except cupcakes. ~Internet meme, c. 2016
How do I like my eggs? In a cake! ~Author unknown
It's cake o'clock!
I like big bundts and I cannot lie. ~Internet meme, c. 2011
Be a cupcake in a world of muffins. ~Internet meme, c. 2013
The difference between a cupcake and a muffin: cupcakes come topped with an obscene amount of frosting. Muffins are cupcakes that you fool yourself into thinking of as a healthy breakfast food because they do not have a mountain of frosting on top. ~@IQTech61 on GoComics, 2017
Cupcake: party muffin ~Internet meme
White grapes are very attractive but when it comes to dessert people generally like cake with icing. ~Fran Lebowitz
The first year was like icing.
Then the cake started to show through...
~John Ashbery, "More Pleasant Adventures," 1983
The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. ~Johnny Carson, unverified
Baked myself a Kartoffelkuchen to celebrate, that night, straight from my grandmother's recipe: potatoes and buttermilks and eggs and nutmegs and vanillas, iced it with white frosting and melted bitter chocolate, ate a third of it warm and alone. ~Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever: a lovestory, 1984
...the only way to eat cake is when it is just out of the oven... ~Elisabeth Woodbridge, "On Taking One's Dessert First," 1912
I'm into fitness — fitness whole cupcake in my mouth. ~Internet meme, c. 2015
I thought "clean eating" was devouring cupcakes while mopping the floor. ~Internet meme, c. 2012
Relationship status: just found some icing from a cupcake on my shirt collar ~Keith Wynn, @ravens_rhapsody, tweet, 2017
Dieting is not a piece of cake. ~Author unknown
The most dangerous food is wedding cake. ~American proverb
Roasting turkeys! Rich mince pies!
Cakes of every shape and size!
~Louise Bennett Weaver and Helen Cowles LeCron, "December," A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband with Bettina's Best Recipes, 1917
Cupcakes are utilitarian. No pesky plates and forks to wash afterward. Fewer dishes, more efficiency. ~Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero, "Cupcakes A to Z," Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, 2006
If you eat the whole cake without cutting it into slices, then technically you've only had one piece. ~Author unknown
A day without a nap is like a cupcake without frosting. ~Terri Guillemets, "Sweet sleep," 2009
Much Coin, much Care.
Of Saving, cometh Having.
No Pains, no Gains.
Enough is as good as a Feast.
You cannot have your Cake, and eat it too.
~“Band of Hope Lessons,” The Methodist Temperance Magazine, 1882
If you think the world is a horrible place, then you've never had chocolate cupcakes for breakfast. ~Keith Wynn, @ravens_rhapsody, tweet, 2017
published 2016 Feb 5
revised 2017, 2022
last saved 2022 Oct 9