Over 100 Funny Things to Write on a Birthday Cake

Updated on August 10, 2019
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Barbara has spent over forty years writing poems, lyrics, and sayings for cards, and interpreting the meanings and messages in song.

Funny Things You Can Write on a Birthday Cake
Funny Things You Can Write on a Birthday Cake | Source

Sometimes a Plain Cake Just Doesn't Cut It!

"Happy birthday" isn't the only message you can write on a cake. You can say just about anything you want to say!

Just like my sayings for cards, this collection of sayings was written off the top of my head. Feel free to use the sayings as is, or modify them as you like as you write them on your cake. Make your family and friends laugh out loud—or just make them roll their eyes and smirk.

Have fun finding the perfect message for your special loved one!

Silly Birthday Cake Messages

  1. Another year older? Fake news!
  2. Let them eat cake—you get the presents.
  3. Find the grasshopper in this cake.
  4. You're always in a rush and now you're older. See what you did?
  5. Hold on tight! Time is speeding up.
  6. Let them eat cake!
  7. You're a big deal, so here's a cake.
  8. Think of this cake as money—eat like you would spend.
  9. Let's celebrate your aging with this cake.
  10. The eternal question: cats or dogs?
  11. Guess the secret ingredient!
  12. Eat the whole cake and you'll win a prize!
  13. I already made the wish.
  14. I got a permit—we can light the candles now.
  15. #OlderThanDirt
  16. Birthday cake was invented as a distraction from aging bones and balding heads.
  17. Come to the dark side—we have cake.
  18. Aging is easy.
  19. Cheer up! You're another day older every day.
  20. You're wiser. Yah, stick with that.
  21. We decided to skip the candles—they're a fire hazard.
  22. We hereby acknowledge that you are older.
  23. Eat cake and you'll feel much better about getting old. Trust us.
  24. This cake says how much we love you.
  25. Your present is the cake. Enjoy.
  26. Time heals all wounds, so your wounds must be completely healed now.
  27. We've reported this cake to the diet police.
  28. There's a nail file in the cake so you can break out of hell!
  29. Birthdays are for babies. That's why we're celebrating yours.
  30. We're just happy you're still here!

Another year older? Fake news. Words to put on a cake.
Another year older? Fake news. Words to put on a cake. | Source

More Funny Ideas to Write

  1. At least you're not 100 (yet)!
  2. Run before your age catches up to you!
  3. Happy big day to a super big baby.
  4. This cake is magic—eat one bite and get ready for the best year of your life.
  5. We bought a cake because birthdays suck without one.
  6. You're not old.
  7. Keep smiling—it gets worse.
  8. Just when you think it's over, you become a butterfly.
  9. Get your head out of there!
  10. Surprise, it's a cake!
  11. Boom. Another year.
  12. You still have a hot bootie.
  13. You haven't lost it yet.
  14. Fired up!
  15. We're gonna light it up!
  16. Older does mean better.
  17. You've reached your peak.
  18. You're a big bag of trouble.
  19. The road to hell is paved with your tires.
  20. I'm wrapped up and ready.
  21. Let's celebrate your antics!

Add an extra level of humor to a birthday cake by putting a hashtag word on it. Here's a suggestion #OlderThanDirt
Add an extra level of humor to a birthday cake by putting a hashtag word on it. Here's a suggestion #OlderThanDirt | Source

Awesome Things to Write on a Cake

  1. More candles, more life.
  2. Guess what our gift is! You have three chances.
  3. So how about that wish?
  4. The fix is in—you're gonna live forever.
  5. Let this cake keep you warm—200 candles will suffice.
  6. We've booked you in for an Exorcism.
  7. We called the devil—he doesn't want you, so it's best that you live forever.
  8. Secure your teeth before you blow.
  9. When life hands you lemons, eat cake!
  10. This party is gonna go til the hot milk runs out!
  11. Anti-aging cake: Eat this and you'll be Benjamin Button.
  12. It's beer cake!
  13. When you were little, a cake is all you wanted—now it's all you're getting!
  14. Wishes do come true—you get me!
  15. In a world full of crazy, you fit in just fine.
  16. This cake will self destruct in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. . .too late!
  17. Why, you ask? Because you're older than dirt!
  18. Kiss your old age goodbye!
  19. You're hot! Too many candles will do that.
  20. Crying will not make you younger—laughing will!
  21. Well, you're no Romeo.
  22. Let's hear it for the boy!

A fun saying you can put on a birthday cake. Boom. Another Birthday.
A fun saying you can put on a birthday cake. Boom. Another Birthday. | Source

Cheesy Birthday Messages

  1. It's showtime!
  2. The road is long, but it's one hell of a road.
  3. You got all my money and this cake.
  4. The story of your life is summed up by this cheesy cake.
  5. You're a big bag of double trouble.
  6. My dreams are your dreams, and we're both boring!
  7. Home is where the cake is.
  8. I have a secret to tell you. It's inside the cake, so start eating!
  9. This is where it all gets interesting.
  10. You've done everything except eat this cake.
  11. You're sliding through life, you slippery little sucker!
  12. Catch me if you can!
  13. Make a wish! Wish for more wishes and keep wishing.
  14. You're special. Yeah, let's go with that.
  15. Wishes or cash? Please choose wishes.
  16. A message on a cake is so overrated.
  17. You're going places. Please take me with you!
  18. From now until the end of time, you'll get a cake.
  19. You're a freaking star! (Talent hoarder.)
  20. We all want to be you, so treat our body nicely!
  21. There's life after life, but right now there's just this cake.
  22. You're a pain in the behind but you still deserve a cake.
  23. We've cleaned the entire house for your birthday—hard labor was my gift.
  24. You're going places, but eat first!
  25. Mad at your age? Kick your own ass!
  26. Birthdays show up every year. They're the one thing that's reliable!

Sayings to write on a birthday cake: The fix is in, you're gonna live forever
Sayings to write on a birthday cake: The fix is in, you're gonna live forever | Source

Great Things to Write for a Loved One's Birthday

  1. Just accept the fact that you're awesome.
  2. We're all aging, that's the good news!
  3. Don't count the candles—we don't have time.
  4. 118 going on 245.
  5. The world isn't ready for you!
  6. It's your life, your moment—we're all in panic mode!
  7. Don't tell me you're older? You look 5!
  8. Take your time—that's all that's left!
  9. You cannot be another year older! You're making me look bad.
  10. We almost didn't put icing on your cake 'cause you're so damn sweet already.
  11. Here's to another trip around the sun. Go easy on this universe, would you?
  12. Perfect—that's you. In awe—that's us. Can we switch places once in a while?

Questions & Answers

    © 2018 Barbara Tremblay Cipak

    Have you ever had something funny written on a cake for someone?

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      • Peggy W profile image

        Peggy Woods 

        15 months ago from Houston, Texas

        With all of the serious news that is out there these days it was fun to read your post regarding funny things to put on a cake. Still smiling!

      • Margaret Schindel profile image

        Margaret Schindel 

        15 months ago from Massachusetts

        Barbara, you always know just the right thing to say - even on a birthday cake! Thanks for some awesome ideas.

      • aesta1 profile image

        Mary Norton 

        15 months ago from Ontario, Canada

        There are some here we could use next time we have a cake for birthday party. They will certainly make people laugh.

      • PegCole17 profile image

        Peg Cole 

        15 months ago from Northeast of Dallas, Texas

        These are funny. I like number 80.


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