cake Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular cake dishes in restaurants
#1CRAB CAKE SALAD
Coconuts (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
#2CAKE
Ady Cakes (West Reading, Pennsylvania)
#3CARROT CAKE
Clever Rabbit (Chicago, Illinois)
#4RUSSIAN HONEY CAKE KRASINSKI TORTE
20Th Century Café (Sf, California)
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with cake
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve cake

24.44%

37,336 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cake recipes

3.84%

61,233 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Overview

cake Growth Over Time How cake has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '1800.511.522.533.5
Year Over Year CAKE growth or decline vs one year ago
-10.25%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of cake per consumer
3.55
Share of Plate The percentage of the average American diet that cake represents
Eat in vs Eat out The popularity of cake at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve cake

24.44%

37,336 of 152,763 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cake recipes

3.84%

61,233 of 1,593,361 Recipes

Innovation Analysis

The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for cake, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year

spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chocolate
86.75%
#2vanilla
6.49%
#3matcha
2.85%
#4cinnamon
1.29%
#5cacao
1.09%
#6cocoa
0.66%
#7pumpkin spice
0.53%
#8vanilla bean
0.17%
#9cardamom
0.1%
#10nutmeg
0.07%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1nutmeg
#2vanilla bean
86.11%
#3pumpkin spice
85.79%
#4cardamom
83.76%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1cacao
26.83%
#2cocoa
24.2%
#3chocolate
15.67%
#4cinnamon
9.28%
#5vanilla
2.66%
#6matcha
1.79%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1pastry
40.07%
#2sugar
14.14%
#3cookies
7.59%
#4pie
6.13%
#5candy
6.08%
#6caramel
5.49%
#7frosting
5.26%
#8bread
3.89%
#9donuts
3.29%
#10brownies
3.02%
#11muffins
1.6%
#12oreos
0.87%
#13toast
0.73%
#14brioche
0.69%
#15praline
0.5%
#16buttercream frosting
0.23%
#17indian bread
0.14%
#18cornbread
0.14%
#19pretzels
0.09%
#20meringue kisses
0.05%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1indian bread
#2meringue kisses
#3buttercream frosting
#4pretzels
#5cornbread
#6brownies
59.14%
#7bread
34.87%
#8pie
30.32%
#9pastry
22.56%
#10donuts
22.56%
#11candy
13.35%
#12sugar
7.80%
#13frosting
6.14%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
60.98%
#2oreos
45.39%
#3praline
41.1%
#4brioche
33.94%
#5muffins
31.54%
#6caramel
6.42%
#7cookies
4.79%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
87.93%
#2salad
3.18%
#3eggs
1.71%
#4hamburger
1.71%
#5ice
1.39%
#6popcorn
0.98%
#7tacos
0.57%
#8guacamole
0.49%
#9vanilla ice cream
0.49%
#10chicken wings
0.41%
#11french fries
0.41%
#12curry
0.41%
#13tofu
0.33%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2guacamole
#3ice
#4french fries
#5tacos
#6vanilla ice cream
2.39%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1ice cream
36.08%
#2tofu
21.97%
#3hamburger
20.8%
#4popcorn
20.19%
#5eggs
18.2%
#6salad
17.1%
#7curry
13.79%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1coffee
67.76%
#2tea
19.67%
#3green tea
5.46%
#4espresso
4.1%
#5smoothie
3.01%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1espresso
35.26%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
52.32%
#2tea
32.86%
#3green tea
20%
#4coffee
11.44%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
35.16%
#2cheese
23.04%
#3cream
22.01%
#4cream cheese
5.61%
#5milk
5.61%
#6butter
5.17%
#7yogurt
3.1%
#8whey
0.3%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1whey
#2cream butter
#3yogurt
38.72%
#4cream cheese
23.25%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
34.65%
#2milk
28.08%
#3butter
13.97%
#4cream
0.91%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
73.91%
#2peanut butter
17.08%
#3honey
8.39%
#4cbd
0.62%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2peanut butter
5.20%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
35.86%
#2honey
12.76%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1strawberries
24.26%
#2mango
11.54%
#3pie apples
9.76%
#4pineapple
9.47%
#5blueberries
7.69%
#6berries
6.8%
#7raspberries
5.92%
#8apple
5.03%
#9passion fruit
4.44%
#10kiwi
3.85%
#11peaches
2.07%
#12blackberries
2.07%
#13key lime
1.78%
#14figs
1.48%
#15pomegranate
1.18%
#16lychees
0.89%
#17orange
0.89%
#18mandarin
0.59%
#19raisins
0.3%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1mandarin
#2peaches
71.11%
#3lychees
63.49%
#4key lime
61.37%
#5strawberries
15.15%
#6pineapple
14.71%
#7kiwi
10.41%
#8mango
4.92%
#9passion fruit
4.44%
#10pie apples
1.74%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1pomegranate
49.04%
#2raisins
48.75%
#3figs
32.05%
#4blackberries
27.34%
#5orange
27.01%
#6apple
14.8%
#7raspberries
8.36%
#8berries
5.91%
#9blueberries
2.16%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1bacon
26.96%
#2chicken
23.04%
#3steak
16.18%
#4turkey
9.8%
#5beef
8.33%
#6pork
7.35%
#7sausage
2.45%
#8lamb
2.45%
#9ham
1.96%
#10pork belly
1.47%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1sausage
#2pork belly
86.85%
#3lamb
83.76%
#4pork
67.55%
#5turkey
55.57%
#6ham
18.91%
#7beef
17.64%
#8steak
5.45%
#9chicken
1.18%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
28.52%
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1wine
36.69%
#2rose
26.04%
#3champagne
13.61%
#4rum
13.02%
#5cocktail
8.88%
#6gin
1.78%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1gin
#2cocktail
75.53%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1rum
18.74%
#2rose
16.86%
#3wine
6.57%
#4champagne
3.57%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1pumpkin
37.88%
#2green gram
31.06%
#3avocado
22.73%
#4ube
6.82%
#5brussel sprouts
1.52%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1ube
#2brussel sprouts
74.39%
#3avocado
61.79%
#4pumpkin
41.65%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#1green gram
8.31%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top grains Ingredients
#1pasta
53.47%
#2oatmeal
21.78%
#3rice
19.8%
#4spaghetti
4.95%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1spaghetti
#2pasta
15.04%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1rice
54.32%
#2oatmeal
39.13%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
37.89%
#2salmon
24.21%
#3shrimp
22.11%
#4lobster pieces
15.79%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1shrimp
87.80%
#2salmon
80.90%
#3lobster pieces
63.07%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
39.8%
nuts and seeds Trends Highlights the most popular nuts and seeds ingredients with cake, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
Fastest Falling nuts and seeds Ingredients
#1coconut
24.33%

Diets & Traits

Why people choose this dish, and how it performed in various popular diets over the past year

Top Motivators The leading reasons consumers choose cake compared to all other dishes
fitness
12.64%
snack
1.68%
clean eating
1.51%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with cake over time