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Not to be confused with Pumpkin Pie.
Cake
Cake JE2.pngCake Bites 1 JE2.pngCake Bites 2 JE2.pngCake Bites 3 JE2.pngCake Bites 4 JE2.pngCake Bites 5 JE2.pngCake Bites 6 JE2.png
Cake with Candle JE1.pngCake with White Candle JE1.pngCake with Orange Candle JE1.pngCake with Magenta Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Yellow Candle JE1.pngCake with Lime Candle JE1.pngCake with Pink Candle JE1.pngCake with Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Cyan Candle JE1.pngCake with Purple Candle JE1.pngCake with Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Brown Candle JE1.pngCake with Green Candle JE1.pngCake with Red Candle JE1.pngCake with Black Candle JE1.png
Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngWhite Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngOrange Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngMagenta Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngLight Blue Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngYellow Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngLime Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngPink Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngGray Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngLight Gray Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngCyan Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngPurple Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngBlue Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngBrown Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngGreen Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngRed Candle Cake (lit) JE3.pngBlack Candle Cake (lit) JE3.png
Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)‌[BE only]
No‌[JE only]

Tool

Any tool

Blast resistance

0.5

Hardness

0.5

Luminant

Candle Cake: Yes (3) when lit
Cake: No

Transparent

Yes

Flammable

No

Catches fire from lava

No

Cake is a food and a block that can be eaten by the player.

A cake with candle is a light-producing variation created when a candle is used on an uneaten cake.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

Once the cake is placed, it cannot be recollected even with the use of Silk Touch[Java Edition only]. Candle cakes always drop their respective candle when broken.

Block Cake
Hardness 0.5
Breaking time
Default 0.75

Chest loot[]

Item Structure Container Quantity Chance
Bedrock Edition
Cake Buried treasure Chest 1 4.1%

Crafting[]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Milk Bucket +
Sugar +
Egg +
Wheat

Empty buckets remain in the crafting grid after crafting the cake.

Trading[]

Expert-level farmer villagers can sell cake for a single emerald each. The chance is 27 in Java Edition.

Usage[]

Unlike most food, the cake cannot be eaten as an item in the hotbar. Before being eaten, it must first be placed on top of a solid block. Placing the cake on a slab also works, as the slab acts like a solid block. The cake instead floats half a block on top of the slab.

Each cake has seven "slices"; each use consumes one slice progressing inward from the west. A single slice restores 2 (🍗) hunger and 0.4 hunger saturation. Eating all seven slices of a cake restores 14 (🍗 × 7) hunger and 2.8 hunger saturation.

Since eating a cake comes with no animation, the cake can be eaten at a rate of one slice per tick. Multiple players can eat from the same cake at the same time. In Java Edition, eating cake makes no sound, unlike other foods.

As a redstone component, when connected to a comparator, a whole cake emits a signal strength of 14. The signal strength decreases two units with each slice.

Cake destroys falling blocks if placed under them, similar to a torch.

Pandas[]

Some pandas move toward a dropped cake to pick up and eat it. Some may not, depending on the cake's location.

Composting[]

Placing a cake into a composter raises the compost level by 1.

Piston interactivity[]

A cake is broken when pushed by a piston, and it drops nothing.

Cakes with candles[]

A cake with candle created by placing a candle on an uneaten cake.

Using a candle on an uneaten cake creates a candle cake of that color (including uncolored). Eating the cake causes the candle to drop.

Using flint and steel, fire charge, or any flaming projectile on an unlit candle cake lights its candle. Lit candle cakes emit light level of 3. Clicking on the lit candle (but not the cake) extinguishes it.

Sounds[]

Generic[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.wool.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
None[sound 1]BlocksFalling on the block with fall damageblock.wool.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.wool.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.wool.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
FootstepsBlocksWalking on the blockblock.wool.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
?BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.cloth1.00.8
?BlocksFalling on the block with fall damagefall.cloth0.41.0
?BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.cloth0.350.5
?BlocksJumping from the blockjump.cloth0.121.0
?BlocksFalling on the block without fall damageland.cloth0.181.0
?BlocksWalking on the blockstep.cloth0.31.0
?BlocksWhen the block is placeddig.cloth1.00.8

Unique[]

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The specific instructions are: bedrock: Sound when eaten

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Cake squishesBlocksPlacing a candle on the blockblock.cake.add_candlesubtitles.block.cake.add_candle??16

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationBlock tags (JE)FormTranslation key
CakecakeNoneBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.cake
Cake with Candlecandle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.candle_cake
Cake with White Candlewhite_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.white_candle_cake
Cake with Orange Candleorange_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.orange_candle_cake
Cake with Magenta Candlemagenta_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.magenta_candle_cake
Cake with Light Blue Candlelight_blue_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.light_blue_candle_cake
Cake with Yellow Candleyellow_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.yellow_candle_cake
Cake with Lime Candlelime_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.lime_candle_cake
Cake with Pink Candlepink_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.pink_candle_cake
Cake with Gray Candlegray_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.gray_candle_cake
Cake with Light Gray Candlelight_gray_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.light_gray_candle_cake
Cake with Cyan Candlecyan_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.cyan_candle_cake
Cake with Purple Candlepurple_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.purple_candle_cake
Cake with Blue Candleblue_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.blue_candle_cake
Cake with Brown Candlebrown_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.brown_candle_cake
Cake with Green Candlegreen_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.green_candle_cake
Cake with Red Candlered_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.red_candle_cake
Cake with Black Candleblack_candle_cakecandle_cakesBlockblock.minecraft.black_candle_cake

Bedrock Edition:

CakeResource locationNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Blockcake92Blocktile.cake.name
Itemcake354Itemitem.cake.name
Cake with Candlecandle_cake684Blocktile.candle_cake.name
Cake with White Candlewhite_candle_cake685Blocktile.white_candle_cake.name
Cake with Orange Candleorange_candle_cake686Blocktile.orange_candle_cake.name
Cake with Magenta Candlemagenta_candle_cake687Blocktile.magenta_candle_cake.name
Cake with Light Blue Candlelight_blue_candle_cake688Blocktile.light_blue_candle_cake.name
Cake with Yellow Candleyellow_candle_cake689Blocktile.yellow_candle_cake.name
Cake with Lime Candlelime_candle_cake690Blocktile.lime_candle_cake.name
Cake with Pink Candlepink_candle_cake691Blocktile.pink_candle_cake.name
Cake with Gray Candlegray_candle_cake692Blocktile.gray_candle_cake.name
Cake with Light Gray Candlelight_gray_candle_cake693Blocktile.light_gray_candle_cake.name
Cake with Cyan Candlecyan_candle_cake694Blocktile.cyan_candle_cake.name
Cake with Purple Candlepurple_candle_cake695Blocktile.purple_candle_cake.name
Cake with Blue Candleblue_candle_cake696Blocktile.blue_candle_cake.name
Cake with Brown Candlebrown_candle_cake697Blocktile.brown_candle_cake.name
Cake with Green Candlegreen_candle_cake698Blocktile.green_candle_cake.name
Cake with Red Candlered_candle_cake699Blocktile.red_candle_cake.name
Cake with Black Candleblack_candle_cake700Blocktile.black_candle_cake.name

Metadata[]

See also: Data values

In Bedrock Edition, cake uses the following data values:

Value Stage
0 Whole intact cake
1 1 piece eaten
2 2 pieces eaten
3 3 pieces eaten
4 4 pieces eaten
5 5 pieces eaten
6 6 pieces eaten

Block states[]

See also: Block states

Java Edition:

Cakes

Name Default value Allowed values Description
bites00
1
2
3
4
5
6
Number of bites taken from the cake.

Candle cakes

Name Default value Allowed values Description
litfalsefalse
true
Whether the candle on the cake is lit.

Bedrock Edition:

Cakes

Name Default value Allowed values Description
bite_counter00
1
2
3
4
5
6
Number of bites taken from the cake.

Candle cakes

Name Default value Allowed values Description
lit00
1
Whether the candle on the cake is lit.

Achievements[]

Icon Achievement In-game description Actual requirements (if different) Gamerscore earned Trophy type (PS4)
PS4 Other platforms
The LieBake a cake using: wheat, sugar, milk, and eggs.Pick up a cake from a crafting table output.30GBronze

History[]

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Java Edition Beta
November 23, 2010Notch stated if Minecraft won the 2010 Indie of the Year Awards, he would add cake to Minecraft.
1.2Cake JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 1 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 2 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 3 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 4 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 5 JE1 BE1.png
Cake (item) JE1 BE1.png Since Minecraft won the title, cake has been added.
Cake heals 18♥ × 9.
Cake Bites 6 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 7.png Cakes with six and seven bites exist, but are not accessible.
Cake Bites 8 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 10 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 11 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 12 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 13 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 14 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 15 Beta 1.3.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) Beta 1.3.png
Cakes with eight through fifteen bites also exist. These have a glitched appearance, with misaligned cake textures as well as a purple placeholder texture on the bottom (as the texture next to the bottom of the cake on terrain.png, which it overflows to, is itself a placeholder).
1.5Achievements have been added, including "The Lie", which is rewarded when the player crafts a cake.
1.7Cake Bites 8 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) Beta 1.7.png
The cake side texture shown from underneath has flipped to the other side.
1.8Pre-releaseCake now restores 12 (🍗 × 6).
Cake Bites 8 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 10 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 11 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 12 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 13 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 14 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png Cake Bites 15 Beta 1.8 Pre-release.png
Cakes with data 8 through 15 now use the red mushroom block texture with the addition of the red mushroom block.
Dropped cake items[more information needed] no longer appear larger than normal blocks.
Java Edition
1.2.1?When cake is crafted, the empty buckets are now moved to the player's inventory, rather than staying in the crafting grid.
1.513w02aCake 13w02a.png Cake Bites 1 13w02a.png Cake Bites 2 13w02a.png Cake Bites 3 13w02a.png Cake Bites 4 13w02a.png Cake Bites 5 13w02a.png Cake Bites 6 13w02a.png Cakes now use the inside texture for all of its sides.
Cake Bites 8 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 13w02a.png Cake Bites 10 13w02a.png Cake Bites 11 13w02a.png Cake Bites 12 13w02a.png Cake Bites 13 13w02a.png Cake Bites 14 13w02a.png Cake Bites 15 13w02a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w02a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w02a.png
With the advent of major changes in texture storage and architecture, overeaten cakes now display other parts of cakes as well as part of a crop texture.
13w03aCake JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 1 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 2 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 3 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 4 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 5 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 6 JE1 BE1.png Cakes now use the outside side texture for the sides again.[1]
Cake Bites 8 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 13w03a.png Cake Bites 10 13w03a.png Cake Bites 11 13w03a.png Cake Bites 12 13w03a.png Cake Bites 13 13w03a.png Cake Bites 14 13w03a.png Cake Bites 15 13w03a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w03a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w03a.png
Overeaten cakes now display a different part of the cake texture than before.
From this version up until 14w08a, overeaten cakes start to draw from the textures next to them on the texture atlas, in much the same way they previously did with terrain.png. However, as texture atlases are unstable and textures tend to change positions as new blocks and textures are added, overeaten cakes change the texture they draw from every time new textures are added, which includes when textures added by mods.
13w09aCake Bites 8 Beta 1.3.png Cake Bites 9 13w09a.png Cake Bites 10 13w09a.png Cake Bites 11 13w09a.png Cake Bites 12 13w09a.png Cake Bites 13 13w09a.png Cake Bites 14 13w09a.png Cake Bites 15 13w09a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w09a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w09a.png
Overeaten cakes now display a crop texture on the side.
1.6.113w17aCake Bites 8 13w17a.png Cake Bites 9 13w17a.png Cake Bites 10 13w17a.png Cake Bites 11 13w17a.png Cake Bites 12 13w17a.png Cake Bites 13 13w17a.png Cake Bites 14 13w17a.png Cake Bites 15 13w17a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w17a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w17a.png
Overeaten cakes now display a part of the powered redstone comparator texture.
13w18aCake Bites 8 13w18a.png Cake Bites 9 13w18a.png Cake Bites 10 13w18a.png Cake Bites 11 13w18a.png Cake Bites 12 13w18a.png Cake Bites 13 13w18a.png Cake Bites 14 13w18a.png Cake Bites 15 13w18a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w18a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w18a.png
Overeaten cakes now display the carrots texture. The inside underside also uses the feet of the cauldron.
1.7.213w41aCake Bites 8 13w41a.png Cake Bites 9 13w41a.png Cake Bites 10 13w41a.png Cake Bites 11 13w41a.png Cake Bites 12 13w41a.png Cake Bites 13 13w41a.png Cake Bites 14 13w41a.png Cake Bites 15 13w41a.png
Cake Bites 8 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 9 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 10 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 11 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 12 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 13 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 14 (bottom) 13w41a.png Cake Bites 15 (bottom) 13w41a.png
Overeaten cakes now display a part of the block breaking texture, and the texture of the block of diamond inside.
1.814w02aFarmer villagers now sell 1 cake for 1 emerald.
14w10aMissing Model JE2.png Cakes with data values 7 and above now have no model.
14w28aCake slices available when eating cakes have been increased from 6 to 7, allowing the 6-bites cake to be obtained legitimately.
Cake now emits a comparator signal.
When cake is crafted, empty buckets now stay in the crafting table.
1.915w37aCake can no longer be eaten in survival with the primary attack (left-click).
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this block's numeral ID was 92, and the item's 354.
1.1418w43aCake JE2.png Cake Bites 1 JE2.png Cake Bites 2 JE2.png Cake Bites 3 JE2.png Cake Bites 4 JE2.png Cake Bites 5 JE2.png Cake Bites 6 JE2.png
Cake (item) JE2 BE2.png The texture of cake has been changed.
Cakes can now be eaten by pandas when they are thrown to them.
19w03aPlacing a cake into the new composter now raises the compost level by 1.
19w08aCake (item) JE3 BE3.png The texture of cake items have been changed, this time to have a large cherry in the middle to match its block counterpart.
May 17–20, 201910 years cake render.png Cakes now display a "10" above them, textured with white concrete, to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the first public version of Minecraft (0.0.11a) being released.
1.1720w45aCake with Candle JE1.pngCake with White Candle JE1.pngCake with Orange Candle JE1.pngCake with Magenta Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Yellow Candle JE1.pngCake with Lime Candle JE1.pngCake with Pink Candle JE1.pngCake with Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Cyan Candle JE1.pngCake with Purple Candle JE1.pngCake with Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Brown Candle JE1.pngCake with Green Candle JE1.pngCake with Red Candle JE1.pngCake with Black Candle JE1.png Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngWhite Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngOrange Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngMagenta Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngLight Blue Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngYellow Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngLime Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngPink Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngGray Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngLight Gray Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngCyan Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngPurple Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngBlue Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngBrown Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngGreen Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngRed Candle Cake (lit) JE1.pngBlack Candle Cake (lit) JE1.png Added candle cakes.
21w19aThe name of "Candle Cake" has been changed to "Cake with Candle".
Pre-release 3Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngWhite Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngOrange Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngMagenta Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLight Blue Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngYellow Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLime Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngPink Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngGray Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLight Gray Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngCyan Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngPurple Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBlue Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBrown Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngGreen Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngRed Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBlack Candle Cake (lit) JE2.png Changed lit cake with candle textures.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.7.0Cake JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 1 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 2 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 3 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 4 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 5 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 6 JE1 BE1.png
Cake (item) JE1 BE1.png Added cake.
Cake restores 18♥ × 9.
v0.12.1build 1Cake now restore 12 (🍗 × 6).
v0.14.0build 1Cake can now be used to emit a comparator signal.
v0.15.0?Cake currently does not show its inside texture on two or more bites.
Pocket Edition
1.0.4alpha 1.0.4.0Farmer villagers now sell cake for one emerald.
Bedrock Edition
?Cake is now stackable.
1.4.0beta 1.2.14.2Cake can now be found inside buried treasure chests.
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.8Cake, as a dropped item, can now be eaten by pandas.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Cake BE2.png Cake Bites 1 BE2.png Cake Bites 2 BE2.png Cake Bites 3 BE2.png Cake Bites 4 BE2.png Cake Bites 5 BE2.png Cake Bites 6 BE2.png
Cake (item) JE2 BE2.png The texture of cake has been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.1Cake can now be used to fill up composters.
beta 1.11.0.4Cake sold by farmers now has a 50% chance to cost 8 emeralds.
beta 1.11.0.5Cake (item) JE3 BE3.png The texture of cake items has been changed, once again.
beta 1.11.0.7Cake trades from farmer villagers have been reverted.
1.16.0beta 1.15.0.53Cake now shows its inside texture on two or more bites.
1.17.10beta 1.17.10.22Cake with Candle JE1.pngCake with White Candle JE1.pngCake with Orange Candle JE1.pngCake with Magenta Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Yellow Candle JE1.pngCake with Lime Candle JE1.pngCake with Pink Candle JE1.pngCake with Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Light Gray Candle JE1.pngCake with Cyan Candle JE1.pngCake with Purple Candle JE1.pngCake with Blue Candle JE1.pngCake with Brown Candle JE1.pngCake with Green Candle JE1.pngCake with Red Candle JE1.pngCake with Black Candle JE1.png Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngWhite Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngOrange Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngMagenta Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLight Blue Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngYellow Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLime Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngPink Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngGray Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngLight Gray Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngCyan Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngPurple Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBlue Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBrown Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngGreen Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngRed Candle Cake (lit) JE2.pngBlack Candle Cake (lit) JE2.png Added candle cakes.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.0 Patch 11.0.1Cake JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 1 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 2 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 3 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 4 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 5 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 6 JE1 BE1.png
Cake (item) JE1 BE1.png Added cake.
TU6Cake has been made stackable, as a then-version exclusive.
1.90 Cake JE2.png Cake Bites 1 JE2.png Cake Bites 2 JE2.png Cake Bites 3 JE2.png Cake Bites 4 JE2.png Cake Bites 5 JE2.png Cake Bites 6 JE2.png
Cake (item) JE2 BE2.png The texture of cake has been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Cake JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 1 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 2 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 3 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 4 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 5 JE1 BE1.png Cake Bites 6 JE1 BE1.png
Cake (item) JE1 BE1.png Added cake.

Cake "item"[]

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  • Was this not the Creative-obtainable version of cake in Console Edition for a while?
  • In fact, wasn't this the Survival-obtainable cake for a while as well?
  • Stacking. 
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Java Edition Beta
1.2Cake has an extra item form corresponding to its block ID, which can be obtained via inventory editors with numeric item ID 92. It is not intended to be obtained in conventional gameplay.
1.6Test Build 3Cake items can be obtained from the newly added debug chests, mainly from the 7th slot of the 4th chest from the left, and the 18th slot of the 7th chest from the left.
releaseDebug chests no longer spawn, preventing cake items from being obtained this way.
1.8Pre-releaseCake blocks are now available in the Creative inventory.
Pre-release 2 ;)Added pick block functionality. This will change the currently selected slot to any containing this otherwise-unobtainable cake item, but will not allow it to be obtained if not already in the hotbar.
Java Edition
1.0.0Beta 1.9 Prerelease 6Cake blocks no longer are available in the creative inventory.
1.2.5preCake items can now be obtained via Pick Block in creative.
1.3.112w15aCake items can no longer be obtained with pick block in Creative - the proper intended item for cake is returned instead.
12w16aCake items can now be obtained in singleplayer worlds via the /give command using the respective numeric ID.
1.7.213w37aThe direct item form of cake has been removed from the game. It can no longer exist as an item in any way, only as a placed block.
Pocket Edition Alpha
?Cake exists as an item.

Appearances[]

Java Edition Beta
1.2Cake (inventory) JE1.png The cake item uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
Cakes appear much larger than other 3D rendered blocks when dropped.
1.6Test Build 3Cake (inventory) JE2.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
This is a result of all 3D items having changed in this version to be brighter and rotated 90 degrees clockwise from their prior appearances.
1.8Pre-releaseCake (inventory) JE3.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
This is a result of all 3D items having changed in this version to be even brighter than previously.
Cakes, among other irregular 3D items, no longer appear much larger than other blocks as dropped items.
Java Edition
1.0.0RC2Cake (inventory) JE4.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
This is a result of all 3D items having changed in this version to be more shaded again.
1.3.112w22aCake (inventory) JE5.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view or as a dropped item.
This is a result of all 3D items being rotated 90 degrees anticlockwise from their prior appearances.
1.4.212w34aCake (inventory) JE6.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view, as a dropped item or when in an item frame.
This is a result of all 3D items being brightened to a miniscule degree.
?Cake (inventory) JE7.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view, as a dropped item or when in an item frame.
The changes to the cake are currently unknown.
1.513w02aCake (inventory) JE8.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view, as a dropped item or when in an item frame.
This is a result of MC-7119.
13w03aCake (inventory) JE7.png The cake item now uses this model in inventories, when held in first or third person view, as a dropped item or when in an item frame.
This is a result of the aforementioned bug being fixed.

Names[]

Java Edition
  • Beta 1.2 - 13w36b: Cake

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Cake" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[]

Interaction[]

  • Because cake is only 78 blocks wide, it is possible to stand on the edge of a block beneath a cake.
  • It is possible to place cake on top of another cake by placing a cake on the ground, then placing another cake on the side of a block above and to the side of the first cake, similar to placing torches on a chest. Eating the lower cake causes the upper cake to disappear, the same as mining out the block of cake it is sitting on.
  • It is also possible to place cakes (or any other block) on top of cakes by sneaking and placing a cake on top of another cake.
  • Mobs on top rotate while attempting to move, a pathfinding oversight shared with fences.
  • If cake is placed in a hole one block deep, players can get across the hole without jumping, although a player standing on the cake must jump to get out of the hole.
  • Cake can be used to create a functioning staircase, by placing a cake on each level of a 1 block by 1 block incline. This would be one of the most labor-intensive staircases available, given the requirements to craft a cake, compared to any other method of creating a staircase. This staircase is also extremely overpowered when combined with a horse being one of the fastest forms of travel.

Miscellaneous[]

  • Cake was added to Minecraft following the ModDB 2010 Indie of the Year Awards. Notch agreed to add cake to Minecraft if it won, which led to a campaign called "The Quest For Cake". Minecraft won 3 of the 7 awards, including the "Indie of the Year" award.
  • Placing a cake makes the same sound as placing wool.
  • The player can place cake on top of a bed, and while sleeping, the cake shows on the player's screen as if it were on top of their head.
  • The name of the achievement is a reference to the internet meme "The Cake is a Lie", which originated from Valve Software's game, Portal.
  • On May 17, 2019, for the 10th anniversary of Minecraft, the cake model was changed to display a "10" above it, made of white concrete.

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