Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings
Cakes are special because they are made for your loved ones, for special occasions, and as sweet gifts.
If cakes are present in your dreams, it is usually a positive sign about the people in your life and the values you hold dearest. While the cakes in your dreams can sometimes be a sign of overindulgence, they are generally positive and well-meaning.
Detailed dream interpretation
Cakes appearing in dreams are often positive signs. Because cakes are so often made for other people (rather than for yourself), cakes are a sign of the love and compassion you have for other people. If a cake is casually a part of your dream, and especially if that dream includes another person, you might be thinking of those special people in your life who mean the most to you.
Eating a cake can also mean indulgence, but this may be a positive thing. If the cake eating experience in your dream seems generally positive, you are indulgent in your love for others. In other words, you have a tremendous amount of love in your life, whether you realize it or not. This is an extremely positive thing, so through your dream, you should learn to embrace the love that exists in your life.
If you have a negative experience that involves eating a cake, it may be an indulgence of a different kind. You may have a lot of people in your life who love you, but some of those people are not who they say you are. You are feeling taken advantage of, and your dream is trying to communicate this to you.
You may dream about a cake that was made for a special occasion. The most common examples of this are birthday cakes and wedding cakes. Both are positive symbols that symbolize a celebration of some sort. Birthday cakes represent aging, but a birthday cake in your dream represents the love and care that the people in your life will have for you throughout the years. Dreams of wedding cakes are usually good luck, especially when served to a woman. Wedding cakes in your dream symbolize good luck and new beginnings.
Though special occasion cakes are usually a good sign, they can also be negative in certain circumstances. If you encountered a cake made for a special occasion in a strange place, it could be a bad sign. A birthday cake at a wedding, for example, shows disruption and chaos. Since the cake is representative of your loved ones, perhaps you are feeling overwhelmed by a situation in your personal life. Step back, and make sure you are not feeling like your family commitments take over your whole life. You should have a healthy balance of your family, friends, personal, and professional life.
If you were craving cake in your dream but never received it, then you are longing for more love in your life, or for the love of a specific person. You feel tremendous amounts of love and support for the people in your life, but you sometimes do not feel like the love is returned.
In this dream you may have
- Eaten a cake.
- Baked a cake.
- Walked past a cake.
- Encountered a cake made for a special occasion.
- Encountered a cake at the wrong special occasion (like a birthday cake at a wedding).
- Craved cake.
- Been given a cake.
- Served or been served cake.
- Encountered specific kinds of cakes (like pancakes).
Positive changes are afoot if
You encountered a cake. You were given or served cake. You gave or served cake to another person.
This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life
Love and caring for family members. Love and caring for friends and partners. Communication and the need to be accepted by others.
Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of cake
Loved. Happy. Indulgent. Fulfilled. Satisfied. Appreciated. Underappreciated. Caring. Ignored. Understood.
By Flo Saul
Oct 12, 2012