cake Trends

Highlights

Top 4 restaurant dishesSee More
#1 CHEESECAKE
The Cheesecake Factory (Houston, Texas)
#2 WARM CHOCOLATE CAKE
The Capital Grille (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
#3 WHISKEY CAKE
Whiskey Cake Plano (Plano, Texas)
#4 CUPCAKES
Cc's Sweets & Tweets (Mcallen, Texas)
Top rising variationsSee More
#1vanille
85.18%
#2hazelnut
75.08%
#3rose
74.33%
#4pie
72.68%
#5mascarpone
71.81%
#6fudge
62.02%
#7cherry
56.78%
#8espresso
56.46%
#9jam
56.18%
#10meringue
56.08%
Restaurants

22.74%

35,043 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

2.18%

16,984 of 779,374 Recipes

Overview

Growth Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.511.522.533.5
Year Over Year
4.47%
Posts Per User
3.59
Share of Plate
Eat in vs Eat out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Restaurants

22.74%

35,043 of 154,111 Restaurants
Online Recipes

2.18%

16,984 of 779,374 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

dessert Trends
Top dessert Ingredients
#1fudge
16.47%
#2marshmallow
12.34%
#3pudding
9.19%
Fastest Rising dessert Ingredients
#1fudge
62.02%
#2pudding
52.28%
Fastest Falling dessert Ingredients
#1marshmallow
56.31%
drink Trends
Top drink Ingredients
#1espresso
3.18%
#2lemonade
1.97%
#3smoothie
1.30%
Fastest Rising drink Ingredients
#1espresso
56.46%
#2lemonade
33.19%
#3smoothie
32.10%
produce Trends
Top produce Ingredients
#1raspberry
21.06%
#2strawberry
19.09%
#3cherry
14.54%
#4citron
12.90%
#5blueberry
11.84%
#6blackberry
11.73%
#7apricot
8.90%
#8apple
8.33%
#9banana
7.89%
#10peach
7.38%
Fastest Rising produce Ingredients
#1apricot
69.32%
#2blackberry
59.56%
#3cherry
56.78%
#4blueberry
54.84%
#5apple
54.60%
#6banana
48.95%
#7citron
28.45%
#8raspberry
26.13%
#9peach
3.03%
#10strawberry
2.78%
baking spices Trends
Top baking spices Ingredients
#1chocolate
22.66%
#2meringue
16.79%
#3sugar
15.45%
#4vanilla
15.08%
#5caramel
12.74%
#6cocoa
7.32%
#7cinnamon
5.03%
Fastest Rising baking spices Ingredients
#1cinnamon
76.76%
#2meringue
56.08%
#3vanilla
53.66%
#4sugar
44.87%
#5chocolate
38.34%
#6caramel
6.20%
Fastest Falling baking spices Ingredients
#1cocoa
1.05%
alcohol Trends
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
3.56%
#2prosecco
1.66%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1rose
74.33%
#2prosecco
31.80%
bread & baked goods Trends
Top bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1cheesecake
27.60%
#2pastry
20.93%
#3tart
14.36%
#4pie
10.43%
#5brioche
4.71%
#6waffle
3.92%
Fastest Rising bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1pie
72.68%
#2brioche
70.52%
#3cheesecake
13.78%
#4tart
12.28%
Fastest Falling bread & baked goods Ingredients
#1waffle
56.48%
#2pastry
13.89%
dairy Trends
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cream
14.61%
#2mascarpone
14.02%
#3custard
6.77%
#4butter
3.01%
#5yogurt
2.77%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1mascarpone
71.81%
#2cream
10.93%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#1butter
29.31%
#2custard
23.17%
#3yogurt
7.86%
snack Trends
Top snack Ingredients
#1oreo
41.10%
#2pretzel
3.45%
#3popcorn
2.98%
Fastest Rising snack Ingredients
#1popcorn
51.07%
#2pretzel
32.00%
#3oreo
4.35%
nut & seed Trends
Top nut & seed Ingredients
#1pecan
14.03%
#2hazelnut
10.90%
#3walnut
9.68%
#4pistachio
8.81%
#5coconut
4.38%
Fastest Rising nut & seed Ingredients
#1hazelnut
75.08%
#2coconut
39.45%
#3walnut
29.27%
#4pecan
25.92%
Fastest Falling nut & seed Ingredients
#1pistachio
26.7%
condiment Trends
Top condiment Ingredients
#1nutella
19.53%
#2jelly
3.43%
#3jam
2.37%
Fastest Rising condiment Ingredients
#1jam
56.18%
#2nutella
54.82%
#3jelly
52.62%
ingredients Trends
Top ingredients Ingredients
#1vanille
22.86%
Fastest Rising ingredients Ingredients
#1vanille
85.18%

Diets & Traits

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

Top Motivators
snack
6.71x
clean eating
1.35x
protein
1.30x
Diets Over Time
Aug '17Sep '17Oct '17Nov '17Dec '17Jan '18Feb '18Mar '18Apr '18May '18Jun '18Jul '1800.250.50.7511.251.51.7522.252.52.7533.253.53.754
  • Vegan
  • Clean Eating
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Restaurant Analysis

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

Restaurant Penetration

22.74%

Restaurant Category

ice cream shop

23%
Pricing Analysis
$9.81$10.37$9.88$8.95$9.1AVG$$$$$$$$$$
Popular Dishes
DISH NAMERESTAURANTCITYSTATE
#1 Cheesecake The Cheesecake FactoryHoustonTexas
#2 Warm Chocolate Cake The Capital GrilleMinneapolisMinnesota
#3 Whiskey Cake Whiskey Cake PlanoPlanoTexas
#4 Cupcakes CC's Sweets & TweetsMcallenTexas
Total Dish Count
121,212
Dish Count Per Menu
5.21

Home Cooking

Highlighting the leading online cake recipes and their penetration

Recipe Count
14,466
Used As Ingredient
5,172
Leading Online Recipes
#1

Heaven on Earth Cake from Onion Rings & Things

#2

Blueberry Cheesecake Crumb Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts

#3

White Almond Cake from Stuck On Sweet

#4

Pumpkin Cake from Divalicious Recipes

#5

Homemade Lemon Cake and Frosting from My Honeys Place

#6

Famous Brick Street Chocolate Cake from Through Her Looking Glass