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Mr. Carrot Cake

Mr. Cake ID S2E10

Mr. Carrot Cake ID EG

Mr. Carrot Cake's human counterpart in My Little Pony Equestria Girls

Kind Earth
Human (EG)
Sex Male
Residence Ponyville
Occupation Confectioner & Baker
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Eyes Moderate pistachio
Mane Light brilliant orange
Coat ¤ Light brilliant amber with a light brilliant orange freckle-like pattern on his upper muzzle
Cutie mark
Mr. Cake cutie mark crop S2E23
Voice Brian Drummond (English)[1]
Bernhard Volger (German)
Luca Bottale (Italian)
Shinobu Matsumoto (Japanese)
Han Shin (Korean)
Łukasz Lewandowski (Polish)
Leszek Zduń (Polish, S1E22)
Joakim Jennefors (Swedish)
Pep Orra (European Spanish)[2]
Carló Vásquez (Latin American Spanish)
Mrs. Cup Cake

Mrs. Cake greeting ID S1E25

Mrs. Cake ID EG2

Mrs. Cup Cake's human counterpart in My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks

Kind Earth
Human (EG)
Sex Female
Residence Ponyville
Occupation Confectioner & Baker
Other links
More info
Eyes Brilliant rose
Mane ¤ Light crimson with pale, light grayish crimson stripes
Coat Very light cerulean
Cutie mark
Mrs. Cake's cutie mark S1E22
Voice Tabitha St. Germain (English)[3][4]
Lorella De Luca (Italian)
Asami Yoshida (Japanese)
Jung Yoo-mi (Korean)
Agata Gawrońska-Bauman (Polish, Friendship is Magic)
Joanna Węgrzynowska-Cybińska (Polish, Equestria Girls)
Angelica Santos (Brazilian Portuguese)
Anca Sigmirean (Romanian)
Anna Romano (European Spanish)[2]
Gaby Cárdenas (Latin American Spanish)
Zara Zimmerman (Swedish, season 2)

Mr. and Mrs. Cake are two Earth ponies who are the owners of Sugarcube Corner and Pinkie Pie's employers and landlords, as they rent the loft above the shop to her.[5] Their full names, Mr. Carrot Cake and Mrs. Cup Cake, are first mentioned in the season 2 episode Baby Cakes, but they had been previously mentioned by the show's creator, Lauren Faust,[6] and have also been used on the German[7] and Swiss[8] Nickelodeon and German[9] Nick Jr. websites, on the Cakes' trading card, in the mobile game, and partly in the chapter book Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell. Mrs. Cup Cake is called Mrs. Dazzle Cake in some merchandise.

Development and design

The Cakes were among the first ponies on the show to have their own individual designs, but since then they've been used for a few other ponies. Mr. Cake has a protruding lower jaw or underbite, and a ganglier appearance which is very distinctive from the average male pony's design template. Mrs. Cake has a shorter and rounder design, to contrast against her tall lanky husband, and make her look more mature.[6] They both have very distinctive manes and wear unique accessories, and though they were previously unique in their body designs, they have since been used for the saloon keeper in Over a Barrel, and for Rarity's mother in Sisterhooves Social.

Depiction in the series

The couple frequently perform catering services in Ponyville, specializing in sweets and baked goods. Pinkie Pie works for them in their shop, and the Cakes show a good amount of patience for the party-loving pony, especially when she eats their merchandise or uses their shop floor as a party location. Faust has stated that they love her as a daughter. Mrs. Cup Cake has a particularly motherly affection, referring to others and even the Princess herself, albeit not deliberately, as "dearie".

As seen in the first episode, Sweet Apple Acres also caters food for events, in this case the Summer Sun Celebration, meaning the Cakes are not without competition in Ponyville. In A Bird in the Hoof, at 5 minutes and 9 seconds in, Mrs. Cake's gasp is a reused sound of Pinkie's gasp in reaction to Twilight Sparkle's appearance in Ponyville in Friendship is Magic, part 1. The same gasp effect was also used in Bridle Gossip.

Season one

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The Cakes during the royal brunch at Sugarcube Corner

The Cakes first appear in Applebuck Season, allowing Pinkie Pie to run Sugarcube Corner while they're away. The Cakes make a brief appearance in Swarm of the Century, where they prepare many cakes and sweets for Princess Celestia's visit to Ponyville. In A Bird in the Hoof, the Cakes wait on Princess Celestia at the party thrown for her. They both treat the Princess with warmth and hospitality during the brunch, desperately making sure she feels comfortable; as well as constantly refilling her tea cup. Eventually, Celestia jokingly pretends to take a sip from her cup, making them overfill it.

Mrs. Cake briefly appears without her husband in Party of One, where she secretly gives Twilight a wrapped package that's later revealed to be Pinkie Pie's birthday cake.

Season two

Mrs. Cake gives Twilight cupcakes that she ordered for a picnic in Lesson Zero. In Luna Eclipsed, the Cakes are dressed as Raggedy Ann & Andy during the Nightmare Night festival. The Cakes give Spike a sapphire cupcake for his birthday in Secret of My Excess.

The Cakes S2E23

The Cakes and the twins.

In Baby Cakes, the Cakes become parents to twin toddlers, Pound Cake and Pumpkin Cake. When Applejack asks how Pound Cake is a Pegasus and Pumpkin Cake is a unicorn, Mr. Cake explains that he and his wife have distant Pegasus and unicorn relatives. Later in the episode, the Cakes hire Pinkie Pie to foalsit the twins while they are away on business. At first, Pinkie has a lot of trouble looking after the rambunctious twins, but at the end of the episode, the Cakes remark that Pinkie has done a great job and are amazed by her effort.

The Cakes wait in line to buy some of the Apple family's famous apple cider during the first day of cider season in The Super Speedy Cider Squeezy 6000.

In Hearts and Hooves Day, Mrs. Cake uncomfortably watches Big McIntosh and Cheerilee share a milkshake at Sugarcube Corner. She tells the Cutie Mark Crusaders that she's "all for romance, but this has been going on for hours."

Ms. Cake filling the water tower S2E20

Mrs. Cake helping Twilight "disaster-proof" Equestria

In It's About Time, Mrs. Cake fills a water tower with a hose to "disaster-proof" Ponyville under Twilight's orders.

The Cakes appear in one of the Foal Free Press gossip columns in Ponyville Confidential; a snapshot is shown of them holding their foals with the headline "Pound and Pumpkin Cake, Trip to the Store Ends in Tears". The couple are shocked by another column that claims the Cakes are breaking up.

In MMMystery on the Friendship Express, Pinkie and her friends deliver the Cakes' "Marzipan Mascarpone Meringue Madness" creation to the National Dessert Competition in Canterlot. Mr. Cake says that the cake took months of planning and testing.

Season three

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The Cakes making a cameo in Magic Duel

In Magic Duel, Trixie, after gaining power in Ponyville, harshly orders Mr. and Mrs. Cake to bring in her makeshift throne made out of sweets (which one of their foals, Pumpkin Cake is sitting on).

Season four

Mr. and Mrs. Cake make an appearance in Pinkie Pride with their foals Pound Cake and Pumpkin Cake, and sing in Pinkie the Party Planner. They make a brief appearance in the crowd at the beginning of Simple Ways, and with their foals during the The Ponytones' visit in Sugarcube Corner in Filli Vanilli.

In It Ain't Easy Being Breezies, the couple ask Fluttershy about the Breezies, and she tells them what they do, and why and how they travel through Ponyville.

In For Whom the Sweetie Belle Toils, the Cakes check out the play Sweetie Belle made for her and her friends.

In Inspiration Manifestation, they are seen setting up and disambling their stand for the Foal and Filly Faire.

In Twilight's Kingdom - Part 2, the Cakes appear along with various other ponies to witness the newly-formed Friendship Rainbow Kingdom castle.

Depiction in Equestria Girls

In the alternate world Twilight Sparkle visits in My Little Pony Equestria Girls, the human Mr. and Mrs. Cake run another version of Sugarcube Corner. Mrs. Cake serves Twilight some cocoa, and is mystified when she asks for "extra oats". The human Mr. Cake does not speak.

Other depictions

Music to My Ears ("Rainbow Rocks" short)

The human version of Mrs. Cake appears in the Rainbow Rocks animated short, Music to My Ears, where she asks DJ Pon-3 what she would like from Sugarcube Corner.

Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell

Mr. Carrot Cake and Mrs. Cake appear in the book Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell. They first appear in chapter 2, "A Foal House", and later appear in chapter 13, "PFF to the Rescue".

My Little Pony mobile game description

The co-owner of Ponyville’s bakery and confectionery Sugarcube Corner, Mr. Cake is married to Mrs. Cup Cake.

The co-owner of Ponyville’s bakery and confectionery, Sugarcube Corner, Mrs. Cake is married to Mr. Carrot Cake.

The Elements of Harmony guidebook

THE CAKE FAMILY are the proud owners of Sugarcube Corner, Ponyville's most delicious bakery. The store is run by the kindly MR. CARROT CAKE and his wife, MRS. CUP CAKE, who make the tastiest sweets for every occasion. Pinkie Pie loves working in the bakery and often watches over the Cakes' twin foals, POUND CAKE and PUMPKIN CAKE.

Merchandise

A brushable toy of Mrs. Cup Cake, under the trademarked name Mrs. Dazzle Cake, is bundled with a brushable toy of Twirly Treats in the Princess Celebration Bakery toy set, part of the Crystal Princess Celebration toy line.[10]

Miniature collectibles of Mrs. Dazzle Cake and Mr. Carrot Cake are included with Nurse Redheart, Pinkie Pie, Pound Cake and Pumpkin Cake in a deluxe miniature collection called "Cake Family Babysitting Fun". Mr. Carrot Cake is also included in the ninth wave of mystery packs,[11] with a collector card which states he "loves baking for his friends and family!"[12] Mrs. Dazzle Cake's miniature was leaked on March 2013,[13] and it has been shown in Discovery Channel Magazine.[14] Mr. Carrot Cake[15] and Nurse Redheart's miniatures were also leaked, on May 2013.

In 2010, a pony looking very similar to Mrs. Dazzle Cake named Sweetie Blue was released in the first mystery pack mini-figure toy and collector card wave and in the Toys "R" Us exclusive Friendship Celebration Collection mini-figure toy set, and a very dissimilar-looking pony named Cupcake in the US and Sugarcup in Europe was released in the third Playful Ponies brushable toy wave. A brushable prototype of Sweetie Blue[16][17] has also been leaked.

The Cakes share a trading card, number #20 of #84.

Appearances

See also: Character appearances

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Beginning with Princess Twilight Sparkle - Part 1, they are added to the intro near the end group shot.

Gallery

Mr. & Mrs. Cake smiling S2E10

Mr. and Mrs. Cake image gallery

See also

References

  1. Brian Drummond (2013-01-23). Twitter / BrianDrummondVO: @ActorPeterNew @jordanolling .... Retrieved on 2013 January 23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Photo of European Spanish credits. Twitter. Retrieved on 2013 June 19.
  3. deviantArt comment
  4. Email crediting Tabitha
  5. Lauren Faust discussing Pinkie Pie and the Cakes (2011-04-20). Retrieved on 2013 May 4.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Lauren Faust discussing pony character design (2010-12-29). Retrieved on 2011 November 20.
  7. German Nickelodeon character bios. Retrieved on 2012 June 2.
  8. Swiss Nickelodeon character bios. Retrieved on 2012 June 2.
  9. German Nick Jr. character bios. Retrieved on 2012 July 4.
  10. My Little Pony Princess Celebration Bakery Set. Retrieved on 2013 May 4.
  11. T2UjddXp4aXXXXXXXX_!!52061440.jpg. Retrieved on 2013 September 12.
  12. http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/PopCulture/Collectibles/WhatsNew/My+Little+Pony+Blind+Bag+Figure-10100878.jsp. Hot Topic. Retrieved on 2013 December 7.
  13. New Blindbag photos emerge. My Little Pony G4 Merchandise (2013-03-26). Retrieved on 2013 March 26.
  14. Nightly Roundup #654. Equestria Daily (2013-05-10). Retrieved on 2013 May 10.
  15. Mrs. Cake set, Mr. Cake Blind Bag Found. My Little Pony G4 Merchandise (2013-05-04). Retrieved on 2013 May 4.
  16. Sweetie Blue, Another New Pony. My Little Pony News (2011-06-13). Retrieved on 2013 March 25.
  17. Sweetie Blue. mysteryponies (2012-04-08). Retrieved on 2013 March 25.

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