20 Best Songs About Cakes

By Nico Gonzalez

There’s something about cake that just makes everyone happy. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or any other special occasion, cake is always a welcomed sight. And over the years, many songs have been written about this delicious dessert. Here are 20 of the best!


Cake – The Ocean DNCE

DNCE - Cake By The Ocean

DNCE’s “Cake by the Ocean” is a fun and catchy song that is sure to get stuck in your head. The song is about, you guessed it, cakes! More specifically, it is about enjoying life and taking a break from your troubles with a nice slice of cake. The lyrics are light and positive, with an upbeat melody that will put a smile on your face. So next time you’re feeling down, remember that there’s always Cake by the Ocean waiting for you. Enjoy!

Cake Boy – Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen - "Cake Boy" (Official Video)

The song “Cake Boy” by Hoodie Allen is a fun and catchy tune about, you guessed it, cakes! The lyrics are lighthearted and humorous, with references to various types of cakes and pastries. The song is sure to put a smile on your face, and will probably make you crave something sweet! Whether you’re a fan of cake or not, this song is sure to please. So next time you’re in the mood for some catchy music, be sure to give “Cake Boy” a listen. You just might find yourself singing along!

Cake – Flo Rida

Flo Rida & 99 Percent - "Cake" (Official Music Video)

“Cake” is a song by American rapper Flo Rida, from his fourth studio album, Wild Ones. The song was released as the album’s third single on May 29, 2012. The song features vocals from Trinidadian-American rapper Trina and American singer Tyler James Williams. “Cake” peaked at number 86 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. 

In the song, Flo Rida uses cake as a metaphor for a woman’s body. He asks her if she wants him to “bake her cakes”, meaning to have sex with her. He also says that she is “wet like rain”, meaning that she is aroused. Trina and Williams also use cake as a metaphor for sex in their verses. The song received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the use of cake as a metaphor, while others found it to be juvenile and unoriginal. Despite the mixed reviews, “Cake” was a moderate commercial success, reaching the top 40 in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Cake – Melanie Martinez

Cake - Melanie Martinez (Official Video)

“Cake” by Melanie Martinez is a song about, well, cake! The lyrics describe a delicious-sounding cake, with layers of chocolate, caramel, and vanilla. The song also mentions several other flavors, including strawberry, lemon, and orange. This cake sounds like it would be absolutely delicious! However, the song isn’t just about the food. It’s also about the love and relationships that can be built over a shared love of cake. In the chorus, Martinez sings “Love is just a piece of cake / If you bake it with some care.” This line suggests that making a relationship work takes effort and care, but it’s definitely worth it if you end up with a delicious cake at the end!

Birthday Cake – Rihanna

Rihanna - Birthday Cake (Audio)

“Cake” by Melanie Martinez is a song about, well, cake! The lyrics describe a delicious-sounding cake, with layers of chocolate, caramel, and vanilla. The song also mentions several other flavors, including strawberry, lemon, and orange. This cake sounds like it would be absolutely delicious! However, the song isn’t just about the food. It’s also about the love and relationships that can be built over a shared love of cake. In the chorus, Martinez sings “Love is just a piece of cake / If you bake it with some care.” This line suggests that making a relationship work takes effort and care, but it’s definitely worth it if you end up with a delicious cake at the end!

Cake – YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir - Cake (feat. Wiz Khalifa) [Official Video]

Cake by YBN Nahmir is a song about, well, cake! The track begins with a simple acoustic guitar melody, before the rapper comes in with his signature flow. The lyrics are fairly straightforward, with Nahmir boasting about his love for cake and his prowess in the kitchen. However, there’s also a sense of playfulness to the song, as Nahmir doesn’t take himself too seriously. This is evident in lines like “I’m not Willy Wonka but I got that chocolate”, which show that he knows how to have fun with his food. Cake by YBN Nahmir is a lighthearted and enjoyable track that is sure to put a smile on your face.

Cut The Cake – Average White Band

The Average White Band is a Scottish funk and soul band that enjoyed success in the 1970s. One of their most popular songs is “Cut The Cake,” which was released as a single in 1975. The song is about, you guessed it, cakes! More specifically, it’s about how sharing a delicious cake can bring people together. The lyrics talk about how various flavors and filling can come together to create something special that everyone can enjoy. And, of course, what would a cake be without icing? The icing on the cake, so to speak, is the catchy chorus that encourages everyone to get up and dance.

Loco Wit The Cake – Ace Hood

Ace Hood’s “Loco Wit The Cake” is a fun and catchy song about, you guessed it, cakes! The song starts with Ace Hood rapping about how he’s gone “loco wit the cake,” meaning he’s become obsessed with cakes and can’t get enough of them. He then goes on to describe all the different flavors and types of cakes he’s eaten, from chocolate cake to strawberry cake. Ultimately, the song is a celebration of all things cake, and it’s sure to make anyone who hears it crave a slice (or two). So if you’re ever in the mood for a sweet treat, be sure to give “Loco Wit The Cake” a listen. It’ll definitely put you in the mood for something delicious.

Cups And Cakes – Spinal Tap

Spinal Tap Cups And Cakes

Written by Nigel Tufnel and David St. Hubbins, “Cups and Cakes” is a song about, well, cups and cakes. The lyrics are pretty straightforward, extolling the virtues of these two simple pleasures. But what makes the song truly special is its catchy melody and upbeat tempo, which make it impossible not to tap your feet along with the music. In addition, the use of cup- and cake-related puns throughout the song will put a smile on your face. Whether you’re a fan of Spinal Tap or just enjoy good music, “Cups and Cakes” is sure to become one of your favorite songs.

The Bakery – Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez - The Bakery [Official Music Video]

“The Bakery” by Melanie Martinez is a song about cakes, specifically wedding cakes. Martinez opens the song by speaking from the perspective of a baker who is discussing the history of cakes and how they have been used to celebrate special occasions for centuries. The baker describes how each layer of a cake symbolizes something different, from the bottom layer which represents foundation, to the top layer which represents hope and love.

Sugar, Sugar – The Archies

Sugar Sugar - Original

“Sugar, Sugar” is a song released by the Archies in 1969. It was written by Andy Kim and Jeff Barry, and produced by Don Kirshner. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, and remained there for four weeks. It also peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart. The song is about a boy who is trying to win over a girl with sugary sweets. The song has been covered by many artists, includingABBA,Tom Jones, and Marilyn Manson. In 2010, the Television Academy nominated “Sugar, Sugar” for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

Cake And Sodomy – Marilyn Manson

Cake and Sodomy is a song by American rock band Marilyn Manson. It was released as the third single from their debut album, Portrait of an American Family, on November 8, 1994. The song’s lyrics are written in first person perspective and detail a sexually explicit encounter between the narrator and someone they are cake baking with. The song’s title is a play on the phrase “cake and sodomy”, which is often used to describe non-consensual sexual acts. 

Piece Of Cake – Barenaked Ladies

Piece of Cake - Barenaked Ladies (official audio)

The Barenaked Ladies have released thirteen studio albums, of which the most recent is 2017’s Fake Nudes. “Piece of Cake” is a song by the Barenaked Ladies, released as the second single from their album Fake Nudes. The song was written by Ed Robertson and produced by Gavin Brown. “Piece of Cake” is a light-hearted song about the simple pleasures of eating cake. The lyrics describe various types of cakes, from simple sponge cakes to more elaborate creations such as tiramisu and strawberry shortcake. The song also includes a brief history of the cake, mentioning Queen Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette. “Piece of Cake” is an enjoyable and catchy song that will leave listeners craving something sweet.

Chocolate Cake – Crowded House

Chocolate Cake (Live 1991)

Chocolate Cake is a song by Crowded House about, you guessed it, chocolate cake! The lyrics are light-hearted and describe the temptations and joys of indulging in a delicious chocolate cake. The singer laments that he can’t have his cake and eat it too, but ultimately gives into temptation and enjoyment. The song has a catchy beat and is sure to please any fan of chocolate cake. So next time you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, be sure to give Chocolate Cake a listen – you might just find yourself craving a slice of cake by the end!

Piece Of Cake – Weezer

Weezer - Piece Of Cake

“Piece of Cake” is a song by the American rock band Weezer, released on May 10, 2005. The song is the fifth and final single from the band’s fifth studio album, Make Believe (2005). The song was written by Rivers Cuomo and was produced by Rick Rubin. “Piece of Cake” peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. The song’s lyrics are about a man who wants a piece of cake but is denied one by his mother. The song’s music video was directed by Marc Webb and features the band performing in a bakery.

Strawberry Cake – JohnnyCash

Strawberry Cake (Live at the London Palladium, London, UK - September 1975)

Strawberry Cake by JohnnyCash is a song about cakes, specifically strawberry cake. The song begins with a description of the cake, describing it as “red and white” with “strawberries all over.” The narrator then goes on to describe how the cake tastes, calling it “sweet” and “delicious.” The chorus of the song repeats the phrase “strawberry cake” several times, making it clear that this is the focus of the song. The song then goes on to describe how the narrator enjoys eating strawberry cake, and how it makes them feel happy.

Fruitcake Makes Me Puke – Bill Engvall

Fruitcake Makes Me Puke

Bill Engvall’s “Fruitcake Makes Me Puke” is a humorous take on the holiday fruitcake. In the song, Engvall describes the fruitcake as being “full of citron and raisins and things that I can’t pronounce.” He goes on to say that the cake is “dry and crumbly” and “tastes just like cardboard.” However, despite its less than appetizing description, the fruitcake is still a popular holiday treat. This may be due to its long shelf life; fruitcakes can last for months, even years. Additionally, fruitcakes are often given as gifts, which may explain why they are so popular during the holidays. 

Slappin’ The Cakes On Me – Jessica Molaskey

Slappin' the Cakes on Me

Slapping the Cakes on Me is a lighthearted and fun song about – you guessed it – cakes! The lyrics tell the story of someone who loves their cakes so much that they can’t help but to slap them around, resulting in a delicious mess. The playful and upbeat tone of the song is sure to put a smile on your face, even as you crave something sweet. So the next time you’re feeling down, or just need a little Pick-Me-Up, remember to give Slapping the Cakes on Me a listen. It just might be the sugar fix you need.

For Goodness Sakes, Look At Those Cakes – James Brown

For Goodness Sakes, Look At Those Cakes

James Brown’s “For Goodness Sakes, Look At Those Cakes” is a song about, well, cakes. And not just any cakes – these are cakes that are so good, they’ll make you weak in the knees. The lyrics are full of colorful descriptions of these delicious desserts, from the “moist and fluffy” cake to the “smooth and creamy” icing. But it’s not just the taste of these cakes that James Brown is singing about – it’s also the way they look. He compares the cake’s decoration to works of art, and describes the effect of seeing them in such detail that it’s almost like being there in person. Whether you’re a fan of James Brown or not, there’s no denying that this is a song that will make your mouth water. So if you’re looking for something to make your next party extra special, why not try making one of James Brown’s cakes? You might just find that they’re too good to resist.

Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino

“Blueberry Hill” is a song written by Vincent Rose, Al Lewis and Larry Stock. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong in 1940. The most famous version of the song was recorded by Fats Domino in 1956. “Blueberry Hill” is about a young man who has lost his love. He remembers all the happy times they had together at Blueberry Hill. The song became one of Domino’s biggest hits, reaching the top ten on both the pop and R&B charts. It has been covered by many other artists, including Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis. The song has become a true classic, loved by generations of music fans.