cake Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More Most popular cake dishes in restaurants
Top rising variationsSee More The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with cake
#1cbd
#2guacamole
#3cream butter
#4cannabis
#5turkey
#6tacos
89.78%
#7ice
82.31%
#8red wine
81.59%
#9salmon
79.53%
#10almond butter
77.56%
Restaurants Percentage of restaurants that serve cake

24.77%

37,868 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cake recipes

3.78%

54,388 of 1,437,927 Recipes

Overview

cake Growth Over Time How cake has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
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Year Over Year CAKE growth or decline vs one year ago
-4.66%
Yearly Eating Frequency Average yearly consumption of cake per consumer
3.64
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

24.77%

37,868 of 152,871 Restaurants
Online Recipes Percentage of all online cake recipes

3.78%

54,388 of 1,437,927 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
85.74%
#2vanilla
6.34%
#3matcha
2.81%
#4cinnamon
1.26%
#5cacao
1.1%
#6cocoa
0.68%
#7pumpkin spice
0.61%
#8mint
0.49%
#9ginger
0.32%
#10chiles
0.29%
#11vanilla bean
0.16%
#12garlic
0.1%
#13nutmeg
0.06%
#14pepper
0.03%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1garlic
#2vanilla bean
77.56%
#3pepper
71.64%
#4pumpkin spice
63.61%
#5nutmeg
62.76%
#6vanilla
1.79%
#7matcha
1.49%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#1chiles
44.3%
#2mint
38.77%
#3cocoa
32.55%
#4ginger
19.78%
#5cacao
18.51%
#6chocolate
17.41%
#7cinnamon
3.1%
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
40.04%
#2sugar
14.36%
#3cookies
7.55%
#4candy
6.21%
#5pie
6.12%
#6caramel
5.57%
#7frosting
5.34%
#8bread
3.91%
#9donuts
3.31%
#10brownies
2.76%
#11fudge
1.29%
#12oreos
0.87%
#13brioche
0.74%
#14toast
0.74%
#15praline
0.51%
#16buttercream frosting
0.23%
#17indian bread
0.14%
#18cornbread
0.14%
#19pretzels
0.09%
#20coconut flour
0.09%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1indian bread
#2pretzels
#3cornbread
#4buttercream frosting
#5coconut flour
#6brownies
41.95%
#7bread
19.91%
#8pastry
14.67%
#9frosting
11.93%
#10pie
9.73%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1toast
51.68%
#2oreos
48.91%
#3praline
47.11%
#4brioche
39.59%
#5fudge
39.19%
#6caramel
15.34%
#7candy
10.59%
#8cookies
9.42%
#9sugar
4.01%
#10donuts
0.44%
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
88.43%
#2salad
3.19%
#3eggs
1.68%
#4hamburger
1.44%
#5ice
1.28%
#6popcorn
0.96%
#7tacos
0.56%
#8guacamole
0.48%
#9vanilla ice cream
0.48%
#10chicken wings
0.4%
#11french fries
0.4%
#12curry
0.4%
#13tofu
0.32%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1chicken wings
#2guacamole
#3french fries
#4tacos
89.78%
#5ice
82.31%
#6curry
14.89%
#7vanilla ice cream
12.45%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1popcorn
46.56%
#2hamburger
37.51%
#3ice cream
36.51%
#4salad
25.1%
#5tofu
15.08%
#6eggs
5.39%
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
67.47%
#2tea
19.62%
#3green tea
5.51%
#4espresso
4.03%
#5smoothie
3.09%
#6cider
0.27%
Fastest Rising beverages Ingredients
#1cider
62.76%
#2espresso
62.18%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#1smoothie
64.4%
#2tea
35.98%
#3green tea
27.95%
#4coffee
19.3%
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
33.43%
#2cheese
24.56%
#3cream
21.75%
#4milk
5.77%
#5cream cheese
5.47%
#6butter
5.18%
#7yogurt
3.11%
#8paneer
0.74%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1cream butter
#2paneer
#3cream cheese
41.22%
#4yogurt
31.01%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
46.06%
#2cream
24.49%
#3milk
22.07%
#4butter
14.28%
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
73.09%
#2peanut butter
17.13%
#3honey
8.26%
#4almond butter
0.92%
#5cbd
0.61%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1cbd
#2almond butter
77.56%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1nutella
45.58%
#2honey
21.46%
#3peanut butter
5.39%
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
24.31%
#2mango
12%
#3pie apples
10.15%
#4pineapple
9.85%
#5blueberries
7.69%
#6berries
7.38%
#7raspberries
5.85%
#8apple
4.92%
#9passion fruit
4.62%
#10kiwi
4%
#11apricots
2.46%
#12watermelon
2.15%
#13key lime
1.85%
#14pomegranate
1.23%
#15lychees
0.92%
#16plums
0.62%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1key lime
#2lychees
#3mango
16.97%
#4blueberries
16.36%
#5pie apples
10.15%
#6strawberries
5.39%
#7passion fruit
3.83%
#8pineapple
3.13%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1apricots
60.73%
#2pomegranate
43.5%
#3plums
40.81%
#4kiwi
34.77%
#5watermelon
32.74%
#6apple
18.3%
#7berries
8.5%
#8raspberries
2.48%
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
33.33%
#2chicken
26.55%
#3steak
18.64%
#4turkey
11.3%
#5pork
8.47%
#6pork belly
1.69%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1turkey
#2pork
89.74%
#3pork belly
70.73%
#4steak
42.76%
#5chicken
5.27%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#1bacon
40.66%
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
35.67%
#2rose
26.9%
#3champagne
12.87%
#4rum
12.87%
#5cocktail
8.77%
#6red wine
2.92%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1red wine
81.59%
#2cocktail
68.21%
#3champagne
2.51%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
32.18%
#2wine
13.29%
#3rum
2.98%
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
54.9%
#2oatmeal
22.55%
#3rice
20.59%
#4oat
1.96%
Fastest Rising grains Ingredients
#1oat
70.73%
#2pasta
44.10%
Fastest Falling grains Ingredients
#1oatmeal
28.13%
#2rice
27.77%
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
59.6%
#2avocado
31.31%
#3cannabis
7.07%
#4squash
2.02%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1squash
#2cannabis
#3avocado
29.92%
#4pumpkin
20.99%
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
45%
#2salmon
28.75%
#3shrimp
26.25%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1salmon
79.53%
#2shrimp
35.83%
Fastest Falling seafood Ingredients
#1fish
2.54%
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
14.11%

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
12.98%
snack
1.69%
clean eating
1.58%
Diets Over Time The dietary references with cake over time
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  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegetarian

Restaurant Analysis

A look at the most popular cake dishes served in restaurants, their price points, and popularity

Restaurant Penetration Percentage of restaurants that serve cake

24.77%

Cuisine Penetration The most popular restaurant cuisine to feature cake

ice cream shop

19%
cake Pricing Analysis Average price of cake across the variously priced restaurants, from cheapest to most expensive
$11.07$11$11.24$10.48$11.65AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Most Popular cake Dishes The most notable variations of cake served across the country
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cinnamon Sugar Cake Donut North Lime Coffee & Donuts - Clays MillLexingtonKentucky
#2 Bananas Foster Butter Cake Eddie V's Prime SeafoodDallasTexas
#3 Mint Eucalyptus Fudge Ice Cream Cake Revival Ice CreamMontereyCalifornia
#4 Russian Honey Cake Krasinski Torte 20th Century CaféSfCalifornia
#5 Cake Ady CakesWest ReadingPennsylvania
#6 Round Ice Cream Cake Applegate Farm Ice CreamMontclairNew Jersey
#7 Sheet Ice Cream Cake Applegate Farm Ice CreamMontclairNew Jersey
#8 Gooey Butter Cake Ice Cream Clementine's Naughty & Nice CreamerySt. LouisMissouri
#9 Carrot Cake Clever RabbitChicagoIllinois
#10 Gluten Free Cake Donut Doe DonutsPortlandOregon
Menu Items How many total instances of cake found in restaurants across the country
119,979
Dish Count Per Menu The average number of cake variations on a restaurant's menu
3.17

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online cake recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count How many online recipes exist for cake
54,388
Used As Ingredient How many online recipes use cake as an ingredient
15,629
Top Online Recipes The most notable variations of cake recipes found online, and how they have performed over the past year
#1

Keto Lemon Mug Cake from Health, Home, & Happiness

#2

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake from The View from Great Island

#3

Pumpkin Cake from Divalicious Recipes

#4

Hot Milk Cake from Taste of Home

#5

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake from Pinch of Yum

#6

White Almond Cake from Stuck On Sweet

#7

Fluffy Lemon Rosemary Layer Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting from Baker Bettie

#8

Blueberry Cheesecake Crumb Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

#9

Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies from Practically Homemade

#10

Pecan Pie Cake from Spicy Southern Kitchen