We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Cakes Quotes from Georgette Heyer, Zoe Sugg, Big E, Mary Berry, Marcus Samuelsson. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Judging from the letters I’ve received from obviously feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades, it ought to sell like hot cakes.
It’s always nice to have more than just two hands if you’re making cakes.
I really like blueberry pancakes. There are also these Kodiak Cakes that I’ve been meaning to try. They’re like protein pancakes.
I would serve a selection of cakes, scones, and small sandwiches for afternoon tea. High tea is usually served between 5 P.M. and 6 P.M., replacing an evening meal – it is more substantial.
While you can find zucchini in markets in most places year-round, allowing you to make everything from breakfast dishes like zucchini and onion frittatas to snacks like zucchini-stuffed crab cakes, the onset of fall marks the beginning of hard squash season.
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.
Some versions of crab cakes are mostly crabmeat lightly bound with egg, but I’m a firm believer that a crab cake should contain bread crumbs.
I spent my 20s earning minimum wage decorating cakes for a living. But one day, I looked in the mirror and realized I wanted more, for me and my people. I saw too many Native Americans struggling, and I realized we should have a voice in who our elected officials are.
I love making cakes, and I’m good at it.
Disappointing cakes have often been sitting out too long. They should last just long enough to have the last pieces the next morning with coffee – who doesn’t love cake with coffee?
When I went to visit this rice cake plant, I hadn’t realized how the rice cakes were made. As soon as I saw the molds of rice and how the heat pops it like popcorn, the light bulb went off. This is popped. This isn’t baked or fried.
I bought my Mrs. a cake mixer, had her baking me cakes and biscuits every day and I was spending over £100 a week on chocolate!
I love chocolate in any form, be it cookies, cakes or milkshakes.
I’ve baked more cakes since I’ve been on ‘Bake Off’ than I have in my life.
The sugar tax is fine. I agree with that. But I think it probably doesn’t go too far. But then, I work on ‘The Great British Bake Off.’ We make cakes with sugar and butter. I can’t be too critical. It is like anything in life: it is all about moderation.
I get my competitive edge from my mum. When we’re together, we’re competitive about little things – it’ll be, ‘I can bake cakes better than you can.’ But she’s never been a pushy parent; she’s always just supported me.
When I wrote my cookbook, ‘I Love Crab Cakes,’ I asked some of my best chef buddies to contribute recipes.
I say to the guys at work, ‘You’ve got to have fun – we’re here more than we’re at home.’ Same with cakes; when you go and buy something, you’ve got to buy some fun.
A good ‘Bake Off,’ for me, is just about cakes and nice people – and that’s a successful show.
Radicalism is as British as tea and cakes, as much a part of our make-up as monarchy and football. It will never have its own jubilees, palaces or honours system.
I knew more about produce from the sea than any of my schoolmates, and my reports in school, from kindergarten on, amused and shocked my classmates and teachers. I told them how we ate with chopsticks, had rice and seaweed for breakfast, raw fish, octopus, and sea urchin eggs for supper, and cakes made from sharks.
I have a showroom where we experiment with twelve cakes. We develop sketches and ideas for cakes for the next season. We work with the top fashion designers to see what type of lace they are using or work with the top florist for us to be able to make various sugar roses or flowers.
I’m a big potato chip girl. I don’t like chocolate and cakes and all that, but I have to have my potato chips. I’ve got bags in the back of my car right now! But I never beat myself up about it, because, look: You can’t give up every damn thing. You need something in your life that you like just because you like it!
Being from Baltimore, I’m a crab cake snob, and I’m very particular on where I eat my crab cakes.
‘Grandmother’ doesn’t mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren.
I think cookies are sort of the unsung sweet, you know? They’re incredibly popular. But everybody thinks of cakes and pies and fancier desserts before they think cookies. A plate of cookies is a great way to end dinner and really nice to share at the holidays.
I have a crusade against fondant, also shortening. There’s no reason why wedding cakes can’t taste good if you know what you’re doing.
My kids are always in the kitchen with me – I bring them to the bakery and let them decorate cakes, and they also try to help me and my wife, Lisa, cook dinner at night.
I think that cakes should have touches of candy bar in order for it really to hit all those childhood notes on the keyboard.
Savoury cakes are very popular in France, they appear in boulangeries and with a side salad on lunch menus in chic cafes, but they’re most likely to appear at a picnic.
If you ask me to get a six-pack in the interim between signing a film, I will not do it. I enjoy food and will be happy to feed myself a pizza or two and gorge on cakes. But, I have good control over my body.
I grew up going to bakeries in Tel Aviv; that’s where we got our birthday cakes, they were always European baking and butter creams. We have such good baking in Israel, and we have the Diaspora of Jews from all over, and we learned early on to adapt and absorb flavors from all over.
Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.
The product I deliver is a luxury item. It’s not cupcakes. A team of 10 works on my cakes.
I think that baking cakes with elaborate icings for an appreciative audience is fun.
I lived in Paris for four years, so I am obsessed with pastries. Croissants, pain au chocolat, cakes, macarons, all of that!
Fish cakes are perceived as being quite British, and they’re always a bit brown and a little dull.
I try not to eat cakes, but sugar screams my name.
I never have cakes or biscuits. I don’t have a sweet tooth at all, and I can’t stand chocolates – I find them so sickly. However, I will buy cakes if I’m expecting company.
There’s certain cakes you’ve got to have, maybe a pie here and there. But I know to not do it as much.
I have never had a pair of knickers sent in the post. I’ve had jams, lemon drizzle cakes, West Ham football shirts and footballs and books. I’ve had pillowcases with my face on, tea towels with my face on, face flannels with my face on, towels with my face on.
I love baking cakes and slices and biscuits, but I will only make them if I’m going somewhere with lots of people so I can share them around. I’ve got a sweet tooth, and I’m not good with discipline, so it’s easier if I just don’t have desserts in the house.
When I’m menu-developing at Milk Bar, I’ll go for weeks at a time where all I’m doing is testing out layer cakes or different cookies and testing out changes.
All the information you could want is constantly streaming at you like a runaway truck – books, newspaper stories, Web sites, apps, how-to videos, this article you’re reading, even entire magazines devoted to single subjects like charcuterie or wedding cakes or pickles.
For me to have a cheeky little biscuit, it’s not going to hurt. But I need to control those indulgences. I can’t just be scoffing cakes and biscuits five nights a week.
I have a lot of respect for people who really work on their life – they’ve got this great apartment and a good personality, they write the thank-you cards and bake birthday cakes. That’s who I wish I was. When I see people cultivate their own life like that, I admire it.
I still remember my father would bring lovely cakes for all of us from ‘Flurys’ in Calcutta. My mom used to love fruit cake while I loved cream pastries and to please both of us, he would get that and all kinds of savories too!
I watch Letterman. Once in a while, on the odd night, I’ll catch the Food Network and watch ‘Ace of Cakes,’ which I’m kind of obsessed with.
At a gig in Liverpool I had this lady give me 21 cup cakes she had made herself. It’s not really rock’n’roll is it? Tom Jones gets pants thrown at him and I get given fairy cakes.
When I’m home in L.A., I go to La Brea, a bakery which does artisan breads, excellent sourdoughs primarily, but also patisserie and cakes.
I’m lucky in that I don’t like sweet things at all. My father loved cakes to such a degree that he kept forcing them down my throat when I was little, and it put me off for life. He had terrible cholesterol, poor thing.
My cheat food is mainly all the sweet stuff I love to eat – pastries, chocolates, cakes and besan ka ladoo.
I love a good breakfast – grits and eggs, French toast, turkey bacon. My grandmother on my father’s side used to make tea cakes, and her breakfasts were unbelievable. There was fresh ham, and she would go out to the yard to get fresh eggs. She lived in rural Louisiana, and we’d spend summers with her.
No matter how bad your day is, when you start talking about cookies or cakes or pies, or you bring someone cookies, there’s just not bad news. The worst news is, ‘Hey, there’s sugar in that.’
I often eat cakes while my fingers are caked in soil.
I tend to avoid cakes made with matzo meal instead of flour. Also, most prepared dessert products and mixes. Sometimes the packaging they come in tastes better than the product.
Early on, when my wife and I were dating, we went to the grocery store, and I told her that sometimes I just buy birthday cakes, and I eat them. And she said: ‘Really? I do, too.’
If you want to eat chocolate or cakes, you have to eat it in the morning, for breakfast or lunch – don’t eat it in the night.
In the glory days of Orioles, when I was a newbie baseball writer for the Post, the roster of talkers was as good as the everyday lineup. Singy – Ken Singleton – Flanny, and Cakes – the underwear spokesman Jim Palmer – were my go-to guys, occupying stalls along one wall of the shabby chic clubhouse.
During the shooting of ‘Manthan,’ I lived in the hut, learnt to make cow dung cakes and milk a buffalo. I would carry the buckets and serve the milk to the unit to get the physicality of the character.
When it comes to cakes and puddings, savouries, bread and tea cakes, the English cannot be surpassed.
At her birthday, my seven-year-old daughter will say that she wants these big cakes and certain expensive toys as presents, and I can’t say no to her. It would just break my heart. But when I was little, for birthdays we just played outside and we were happy if we got any cake.
I like crazy, childlike, candy bar-filled cakes with gooey caramel, chocolate-covered nuts, marshmallows, and the like.
My mom bakes amazing cakes.
The main thing to remember is that things like deep-fat-fried foods, or the delicious sugary buttery cakes like Mary Berry bakes, are treats.
Growing up, I loved looking at the photos in my mother’s old Betty Crocker cookbook: the chocolate cakes, the cookie house, even the cheese balls and fondues.
When you have that deep kind of hunger that is part longing, what’s better to eat than the best apple pie? Or the best potato salad and guacamole? Or the best deviled eggs and crab cakes and white chocolate raspberry pie?
If you made all the French fries you ate, you would eat them much less often, if only because they’re so much work. The same holds true for fried chicken, chips, cakes, pies, and ice cream. Enjoy these treats as often as you’re willing to prepare them – chances are good it won’t be every day.
I can’t bake anything. I’m the worst. My cakes always come out flat.
I challenge you, to go to any school and open 50 lunchboxes, and I guarantee you there will be one or two cans of Red Bull, there’ll be cold McDonald’s and jam sandwiches with several cakes.
Who doesn’t love digging into a plate of crab cakes or going after a chilled cracked crab with crab cracker, cocktail fork and a plastic bib for protection?
The advice I used to give to engineers I hired was, ‘Don’t eat the pizza.’ Sometimes when you walk into these high-pressure environments, it’s, like, doughnuts everywhere and all these little cakes.
If a D.C. event doesn’t have crab cakes, it’s low-rent and you need to flee.
Our big problem is that high-calorie, special-occasion foods like cakes, fried foods, etc. have become so cheap and easy that we eat them every day. Make them special again by cooking them yourself. You won’t do it every day, I promise.
We would not have ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ without drunk brides and grooms falling into cakes.
My brother liked sewing and sculpting and making things, and my sister sewed and painted and cooked and baked. She’s a professional baker now and makes the most gorgeous sculpture-like cakes. She’s the queen of wedding cakes in the Lake Tahoe area.
Also, this is what a pregnant Busy Philipps does in her free time, I’m taking master fondant cake decorating class with Anna from ‘Ace of Cakes’ at Duff’s Charm City Cakes. It’s, like, 4 three-hour classes.