A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 22, 2014
“Cake solves everything”

"Cake solves everything” is a jocular saying of unknown authorship. This saying implies that if people sit down and eat cake, everyone will be in a better mood and arguments will cease. “Cake solves everything” was cited on Twitter on October 11. 2008.

Sometimes a particular cake is included in the saying, such as “ice cream cake solves everything” or “red velvet cake solves everything.”

Cake Solves Everything
Yay that icon is true also! : )
(The date appears to be from October 2008.—ed.)

Robin J Phillips
@sarahlane happy birthday. cake solves everything http://tinyurl.com/37gn5r
8:26 PM - 11 Oct 2008

Jaz Brooks
@nineiron sounds nasty! Make sure you eat plenty of cake. Cake solves everything. http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Cake
5:33 AM - 30 Jul 2009

Kathleen Tarrant
cake solves everything
October 24, 2012
It just feels blah in here today. Like we don’t have any pep in our step. We need pep!!

I know! Let’s have cake. Cake solves everything

Hannah Buckle
Ice cream cake solves everything. #hungover #sleepdeprived
10:34 AM - 19 Jul 2014

Mitch Silpa
Red velvet cake solves everything.
12:21 AM - 21 Jul 2014

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, August 22, 2014 • Permalink