Make a Cake in Minecraft

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How to make a Cake in Minecraft l In Minecraft Cakes are one of the coolest food you can eat. It can be consumed to regenerate hit points at 1 point per bite (up to 6 max). What makes it more interesting is that you will need to place it onto a block before eating it. Below is a tutorial on how to make a cake in Minecraft food for you! For parties or the overindulgent, prepare to bake!How to make cake in Minecraft

It all started around 2010. It was the Indie of the Year Awards, and Notch, the creator and head developer of Minecraft at the time promised to add cake into the game if Minecraft won. The game went on to win ‘Most Innovative’ and so cake was added in the 1.2 update in minecraft

An odd food, this one is. Unlike other foods, you cannot eat cake in your hotbar, but it must be placed down on a block to eat it. Cake does not stack. Once placed, each time you interact with the cake you will eat a slice, removing a chunk of it. You can eat seven chunks before the cake is done. Each chunk fills up a full hunger bar. (a full leg, or two hunger points)


How to obtain each item

There are many effective ways to set up a farm, but you also may be in luck and just have the ingredients you need from your journey. That said, if you want to make many cakes, you will need a good farm.


The easiest way to get eggs is by having a closed off coop of chickens, though you can also pick them up from chickens you see in the wild

. minecraft egg farm


If you have a sugar cane farm, or happen to have some sugar cane from your adventure, you can turn each single piece of sugar cane into sugar.

minecraft sugar farm


If you have access to dirt, build a hoe, plant seeds you’ve obtained from breaking grass, and either wait, to grow them with bone meal.


wheat in minecraft


You will need at least 9 iron in order to make 3 buckets, and easy access to cows. Right click on them to fill your bucket of milk the same way you would obtain water or lava.

minecraft milk farm

Once you have all of these ingredients, you an make the cake. You will still have the buckets after crafting, so you can use them again if you want to make more. It will not waste your iron.

Once completed, you can place it on a flat surface and eat a little bit at a time to regain your hunger. Warning, though. If you cut into it, yes. It is a cake.

How to find a cake in Minecraft


The only way of obtaining cake besides crafting would be through trading with villagers. You can trade 1 for 1 with Emeralds.

How to craft a cake in Minecraft

The easiest way to get a cake is by Collecting the necessary recipe ingredients. The player will first need to start off by making a Crafting Table. Each player starts off with a 2×2 crafting grid located in their inventory however this recipe is much more complicated and requires a 3×3 grid. This is done by opening your inventory box (Pressing ‘E’) and placing 4 Wooden Planks into the 2×2 grid located in the top right corner. You are able to use any type of Wooden Planks like oak, spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, or dark oak. In the example below we are using oak wooden planks.

Make Crafting Table

Once you are done with this step you should see a crafting table appear to the right of the arrow. Right clicking on the item will put your new crafting table into your inventory.

After you have completed the recipe you will need to equip the table to your hand. This is done by dragging the item to the bottom left row of your inventory box. The last step is to place the item on the ground. To do this you will need to find an open area you will like the table placed at then right click to put it on the ground. Doing this will allow you to then click on the crafting table and utilize a 3×3 grid for crafting recipes rather than the default 2×2 from your inventory.

Ingredients to make a cake

Minecraft Bucket of Milk Image 3 Bucket of Milk – These are made by taking a bucket and rigtht clicking on a Cow or Mooshroom. Having the Bucket in hand will fill it with Milk. Further information can be found on How to Make a Bucket in Minecraft.
Minecraft Wheat Image 3 Wheat – Placing Wheat Seeds onto soil will grow the soil into a wheat block. These can then be harvested for wheat.
Minecraft Egg Image 1 Egg – These are dropped by Chickens in the Overworld.
Minecraft Sugar Image 2 Sugar – can be obtained by finding Sugar Cane in the Overworld. Each fully grown Sugar Cane will drop 3 pieces of Sugar Cane that can be crafted into Sugar. This is the hardest ingredient for making Cake if you do not make your own farm.

Tip: The Minecraft crafting recipe for a Cake is made of ingredients typically hard to find in the game. You can however create your own farm to make these.

By right clicking the crafting box a pop up window will appear. Place the ingredients into the crafting box using the pattern shown below:
Crafting Cake in Minecraft requires 3 milk, 3 wheat, 2 sugar, 1 egg,You will need to put the 3 wheat lined across the bottom row and 3 buckets of milk in the top row. The middle row will need to have the sugar on both the right and left side while the egg is directly in the middle. Once this is done you will see the item appear in the empty box to the right. Right click on this to transfer the item into your inventory.


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How to Make a Cake in Minecraft

Now that you have learned How to Make a Cake in Minecraft, in order to be able to eat the Cake,  place it on top of a block. Unlike most other food items in Minecraft, you are unable to eat Cake directly from your inventory. Each part of the Cake restores 1 hunger, allowing a max of 6 hunger to

be restored from one. Cakes are not stack-able in your inventory and are not able to be moved when

placed on the ground. It is unable to be picked up again because it is a transparent block

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