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200 Perfect Dessert Quotes & Dessert Sayings

Last Updated: May 14, 2022 by Team

Dessert is the final portion of a meal, whether fancy or regular. It originates from the French term ‘desservir’, which means “to clear the table”, the table was cleared in order to serve the final course, hence why ‘desservir’ developed to be used as ‘dessert’. Dessert is sometimes also called pudding, or the sweet course.

For all dessert-loving folks, these dessert quotes are a must-read.

We’ve got everything from cute dessert quotes to snarky ones, inspirational ones that make you think (life is short, eat dessert first!), to short and snappy captions that truly profess your love of dessert to the world.

200 Dessert quotes

Top 10 Dessert Quotes

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” – Linda Grayson

“There is no right or wrong way to pair or prepare a dessert. Follow your instincts… until you get it just right!” – Cristina Tosi

“There is no better way to bring people together than with desserts.” – Gail Simmons

“There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love chocolate, and communists.” – Leslie Moak Murray

“The willingness and ability to live fully in the now eludes many people. While eating your appetizer, don’t be concerned with dessert.” – Wayne Dyer

“The story of your favorite foods is your culinary memoir, not a nameless collection of recipes…” – Edward Lee

“The secret ingredient is—and will always be—love.”

“The perfect dessert is like music that makes my taste buds dance.”

“The greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks and Shakespeare… neither knew chocolate.” – Sandra Boynton

“Relax, this isn’t a life and death situation. It’s just dessert!”

Dear Diet I swear it wasnt me I was seduced by the desserts!

Short Dessert Quotes

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“You are what you eat, so eat dessert.”

“You think I won’t eat this cake? Fat chance!”

“You had me at dessert.”

“You dessert the best!”

“Runs on dessert.”

“Raise your hand if you don’t like dessert. Exactly.”

“Priorities: dessert.”

“Pie makes everybody happy.” – Laurie Halse Anderson

“Pastries are edible love.”

“Party without dessert is just a meeting.”

“You can’t make everyone happy. You’re not dessert.”

“You can’t be sad when you’re eating dessert.”

“My life motto: always leave space for dessert.”

“My emotional roller coaster is reserved for dessert.”

“Never trust anyone who skips dessert.”

“Never skip dessert for tomorrow is uncertain.”

“Live. Love. Dessert.”

“Life’s short. Eat dessert first.”

“Life without dessert is no life at all.”

“Life is short. Eat dessert first.” – Jacques Torres

“Life is full of uncertainties, so eat dessert first.”

“Life is better with dessert.”

“I’ve never met a problem dessert can’t fix.”

“I’ve never met a dessert I didn’t like.”

“I would order dessert first.” – Ryan Kwanten

“I was led to believe there would be dessert…”

what to get for dessert.”

“Follow me to the dessert table.”

“First comes love, then comes dessert.”

“Desserts are edible love.”

“Dessert makes the world go round.”

“Dessert is what gets me through the day.”

“I take dessert seriously.”

“I run because I really like dessert.”

“I really hate dessert” said no one ever.”

“Bake the world a better place.”

“Apple pie totally counts as a serving of fruit.”

“Anything is good if it’s covered with sugar.”

“Keep calm and eat dessert first.”

“It’s dessert o’clock!”

“I hope there’s pudding! ” – J.K Rowling

“I never share credit or desserts.” – Beverly Sills

“I never say no to an ice cream.” – Ingrid Betancourt

“Dessert calories don’t count.”

“Dessert called.”

“Delicious Rainbow Cake Recipes”

“Dessert is calling me and I must go.”

“Dessert is a necessity of life.” – Adrienne Posey

“A truly sumptuous dessert makes one dance in glee.”

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.”

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child

“Don’t dessert me.”

“Desserts are the fairytales in the kitchen.”

“I can’t keep calm, I’m eating dessert!”

“But first, dessert.”


Best Dessert Quotes

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“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy dessert and that’s kind of the same thing.”

“You cannot have a cake and eat it too. Either you eat it, or you have it.” – Zygmunt Bauman

“The best part of dinner is the dessert, and it usually arrives when you can’t eat anymore.” – Sue Ellen Cooper

“Peaches and cream will convert any man on the face of the earth…” – Josh Billings

“Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal.” – Voltaire

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer

“Life is too short not to order the bacon dessert.” – George Takei

“Life is a cake and love is the icing on top of it. Without love, it becomes difficult to swallow life.” – Mehek Bassi

“Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream. Lieutenant Dan, ice cream!” – Forrest Gump

“I’ve spent my whole life pushing sugar. People aren’t going to stop eating sugar…” – Emily Luchetti

“I’ve never met a problem a proper cupcake couldn’t fix.” – Sarah Ockler

“It’s the finale. It’s the last impression. A bad dessert can ruin the meal.” – Anne McManus

“It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept.” – Bill Watterson

“It’s impossible to be gloomy when you’re sitting behind a marshmallow.” – Charles M. Schulz

“It’s a floor cleaner and a dessert topping.” – Jane Curtin

“Dessert is an opportunity to make something beautiful as well as delicious.” – Roland Mesnier

“I never want to be that guy… saying, ‘I wish I could have dessert.’” – Ryan Kwanten

“I love dessert… I have to taste everything. I experiment.” – Martha Stewart

“I love dessert. I can’t be guilty about it because I have to taste everything. I experiment.” – Martha Stewart

“I guess ice cream is one of those things that are beyond imagination.” – L.M. Montgomery

“I eat cheese, I eat dessert. I eat everything.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“I drink diet coke so I can eat regular cake.” – Gabriel Iglesias

“I don’t share blame. I don’t share credit. And I don’t share desserts.” – Beverly Sills

“I don’t trust people who don’t eat dessert.”

“I don’t share blame. I don’t share credit. And I don’t share desserts.”

“I don’t care what the problem is. Dessert is the answer.”

“I don’t attend any event without dessert.”

“I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn’t resist the dessert.” – Monica Lewinsky

“Dinner is to a day what dessert is to dinner.” – Michael Dorris

“Desserts are the most crucial part of any meal.” – Linda Sunshine

“I can’t walk by chocolate without eating it.” – Malin Akerman

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” – Jane Austen

“Fun can be the dessert of our lives but never its main course.” – Harold S. Kushner

“Forget art. Put your trust in ice cream.” – Charles Baxter

“Find someone who looks at you the way I look at my dessert.”

“Every chef should have an understanding of pastries or desserts.” – Tom Colicchio

“Eating sugar every now and then is the key to a happy life.”

“Don’t wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty.” – Lora Brody

“Creme Brulee is the ultimate ‘guy’ dessert. Make it and he’ll follow you anywhere.” – Ina Garten

“Cookies are made of butter and love.” – Norwegian proverb

“Conversation was irrelevant. Only pie mattered.” – Richelle Mead

“Continuous small treats are the secret to happiness.”

“Chocolate says ‘I’m sorry’ so much better than words.” – Rachel Vincent

“Big decisions in my life have always come easy and are made without hesitation. It is easier for me to make a life-changing decision than to decide what to get for dessert.” – Tony Hawk

“Baking is done out of love, to share with family and friends, to see them smile.” – Anna Olson


Funny Dessert Quotes

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“We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” – David Mamet

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

“UML is not dessert topping and floor wax.” – Grady Booch

“Tomorrow we can eat broccoli, but today is for ice cream.” – Mallory Hobson

“The 12-step chocoholics program: Never be more than 12 steps away from chocolate.” – Terry Moore

“Sure I eat my feelings, but I save the emotional roller coaster for dessert.” – Josh Stern

“Stressed is desserts spelled backwards.” – Unknown

“Sorry, can’t hear you over the sounds of my stomach wanting dessert.”

“Some people prefer eating dessert to the main course. These people have never been really hungry.” – Vera Nazarian

“Sexual touch is the dessert of married life!” – Laura M. Brotherson

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.” – Erma Bombeck

“No, I was just good at holding ice cream cones.” – Mitch Hedberg

“My problem is desserts. I am obsessed with desserts.” – Sofia Vergara

“My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.” – Boris Johnson

“My advice to you is… just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate…” – Thornton Wilder

“Most of us need something not to walk away from.” – Josh Stern

“Méringue covers a multitude of sins.” – Joe Perkins

“Make your life a moveable feast. Eat dessert in a car.” – Evelyn Loeb

“Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.” – Fernando Pessoa

“It takes forty muscles to frown, and only twelve to jam a cupcake in your mouth and get over it.” – Sarah Ockler

“Is it wrong to find life’s meaning in a cinnamon roll?” – Keith Wynn

“In the presence of desserts, stress and pressure don’t exist.”

“I’m not a vegetarian, I’m a dessertarian.” – Bill Watterson

“If you want to grow up to be a big, strong pea, you have to eat your candy.” – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

“If the United States has a national dessert, it is ice cream.” – Roland Mesnier

“If I was made of cake, I’d eat myself before somebody else could.” – Emma Donoghue

“If at first you don’t succeed, eat a cupcake!” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“I want to have a good body, but not as much as I want dessert.” – Jason Love

“I created the peplum so you can eat in it. You can have a dessert, you can have another sandwich.” – Alber Elbaz

“I am starting to think that maybe memories are like this dessert. I eat it, and it becomes a part of me…” – Erica Bauermeister

“I am crazy for dessert. I eat everything. No one should be denied anything… just don’t eat the whole thing.” – Keri Russell

“I am a picky eater… I love to pick the raisins out of oatmeal raisin cookies, the chips out of chocolate chip cookies, the white side off of black and white cookies, and the vanilla center out of Oreos.” – Dylan Lauren

“Hardship is in everything, except when eating dessert.”

Dessert in a glass? yes, please.

Sweet Dessert Quotes

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“What makes life so sweet? Cupcakes to eat and someone to love.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“The desserts we just ate… the quality of… sweetness, and comfort…” – Mary Gaitskill

“The best things in life are sweet.”

“That’s what dessert means to me: a dollop of sweet love in an otherwise cold world.” – Sarah Strohmeyer

“Sweets make everything better.”

“Sweetest dessert, will you be mine?”

“Some people handle sweets better.”

“Once in a young lifetime, one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.” – Judith Olney

“Nothing finishes a dessert as simply and richly as sweetened, perfectly whipped cream. It is almost a dessert all by itself.” – Roland Mesnier

“Making life sweet is the purpose of our existence.”

“I have a sweet tooth. I love dessert, and if somebody makes me one, I’m going to have it.” – Sarah Rafferty

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” – Joanne Harris

“Friendship is sharing a sweet cupcake.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“Desserts are the sweet threads of the warp and weft of our lives.” – Nicolette M. Dumke

“Desserts are all the sweeter when shared with friends.”

“Cupcakes are sweet, and even sweeter when shared.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“Cakes are special… every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake…” – Buddy Valastro

“All people with healthy physical appetites have a sweet tooth somewhere in their head.” – Macmillan’s Magazine

“Happiness is knowing there is dessert in the fridge.”

“Happiness is knowing that there’s cake on my plate.”

Life is uncertain, eat dessert.

Dessert Love Quotes

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“You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.” – Ronald Reagan

“Yeah the appetizer, that’s the food we eat before we have our food…No no you’re thinking of dessert, that’s food we eat after we have our food.” – Jim Gaffigan

“Writing is like baking cupcakes, you’re trying to make something from the raw. Like with cupcakes… you want people to eat them up.” – Emma Shortt

“Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.” – B. C. Forbes

“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.” – Don Kardong

“Without desserts, we miss more than food; we miss being a part of special events.” – Nicolette M. Dumke

“Who put the flame in the crème brûlée, brûlée?” – Terri Guillemets

“When you’re with a group of people and you take a bite of a really great dessert, the conversation just stops…” – Emily Luchetti

“When you look at a cupcake, you’ve got to smile.” – Anne Byrn

“What’s better than a friend? It’s a friend who’s bringing dessert!”

“What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.” – Katharine Hepburn

“What kind of monster could possibly hate chocolate?” – Cassandra Clare

“Thy breath is like the steame of apple-pyes.” – Robert Greene

“Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert, a sumptuous dessert.” – Johann Georg Hamann

“There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“There’s no such thing as a bad carbohydrate.” – Don Kardong

“There is nothing dessert can’t solve.”

“A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.” – Alain Ducasse

“A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with no heart.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin

“A balanced diet is having a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson

“… each night, upon my knees… will ask the Lord to bless me… with apple pie and cheese.” – Eugene Field

“Any man who eats dessert is not drinking enough.” – Ernest Hemingway

“And the beer I had for breakfast wasn’t bad, so I had one more for dessert” – Kris Kristofferson

“Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed and puts them in your debt.” – Judith Olney

“Always save room for dessert.”

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz

“After eating chocolate, you feel godlike, as though you can conquer enemies, lead armies…” – Emily Luchetti

“Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that.” – Joss Whedon

“Desserts are the fairy tales of the kitchen—a happily-ever-after to supper.” – Terri Guillemets

“Desserts are simple pleasures that can sustain people even during difficult times.”

“Dessert is to a meal what a dress is to a woman.” – Beatrice Peltre

“Dessert is one of the simple pleasures of life which have sustained people during difficult times.” – Nicolette M. Dumke

“Dessert is my lifestyle.”

“Dessert is like a feel-good song and the best ones make you dance.” – Edward Lee

“Dessert doesn’t count if you eat under an assumed identity.” – Valerie Harper

“Chocolate is ground from the beans of happiness.” – Terri Guillemets

“Chocolate is an antidepressant, which is especially useful as you start to gain weight.” – Jason Love

“Childhood is waiting to be an adult so you can eat dessert first, only to get there and then never doing it.”

“Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world’s perfect food.” – Michael Levine

“Candy is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.” – Rebecca Gober

“Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.” – Dylan Lauren

“Cakes are healthy too, you just eat a small slice.” – Mary Berry

“By the time dessert arrives I am usually so drunk, I can’t remember what I’m serving.” – Ruby Wax

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