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This article is about a subject that is relevant to the storyline of both the Ninjago TV series and the LEGO Movie franchise. Information may be more directed toward one continuity than the other.

Imagine all that is good, baked until it's warm and moist, then add a sweet sugary frosting. That's cake.

Cake is a baked sweet dessert usually made of flour, sugar, milk, and eggs. It is considered a delicacy in Ninjago and is notably the favorite food of the Earth Ninja, Cole.


Rise of the Snakes

Double Trouble

Cole mentions cake multiple times as the ninja visit Darkley's Boarding School for Bad Boys. Later, as the ninja return home, Cole rides the Ultra Dragon while eating cake.

Tournament of Elements

Only One Can Remain

As Cole is introduced to his new room on Chen's Island, he notices the arrangement of food from Chen's Noodle House. To his delight, cake was included in the display.



When the ninja were being kept inside Kryptarium Prison, Dareth sent them a cake with tools baked inside to help them escape. Cole then revealed that he ate the cake, claiming it was crunchy.

Prior to Season 8

Cole decided to stop eating cake for unknown reasons.

Sons of Garmadon

The Mask of Deception

When the ninja accept to guard the Oni Mask of Deception, Hutchins shows them around the palace. As they enter the buffet room, he points out all the food they have, including cake. Jay then eats some, trying to persuade Cole to do the same.



Chopper Maroon and Mohawk approach a figure in green, who turned out to be Dareth. They look through his belongings, which includes cake. They then thank him for the breakfast and walk off.

How to Build a Dragon

As the Resistance celebrate Lloyd's speech, Dareth passes around a tray filled with cake.

The Weakest Link

Cole asks himself why he gave up cake when Jay reminds him that his "body is a temple". Faith questions Cole about cake, and he replies by describing it.

Lessons for a Master

After being freed by the Dragon Hunters, Kai is still hesitant, claiming to eat Cole first because he was full of cake.

Green Destiny

The citizens of Ninjago celebrate the defeat of Garmadon by surprising the ninja with a party, complete with cake.

Tales from the Monastery of Spinjitzu

Elemental Rider

The Venomari are seen stealing cake from Ninjago citizens. It is later returned to them by Kai and Zane.

Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu

Wasted True Potential

Cole finds chocolate ganache cake in the fridge at the monastery. He attempted to eat it, but he fell through a trapdoor.

Questing for Quests

Cole asks Noble whether they had any cake at the prison cafeteria.


Riddle of the Sphinx

Cole tries to answer the Sphinx's riddle with cake, stating that cake is the answer to everything.

Happy Birthday to You! (non-canon)

Cole carries a cake as various villains attack them from portals.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

As Garmadon and his Shark Army return to their volcano base, a soldier tells the bakery team to put the victory cake back into the fridge.

After Lloyd comes home from school, he insists he is tired to Koko and goes to bed. Koko holds up a cake as a birthday surprise, but sighs when she realizes he is gone.


Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Season 2: Legacy of the Green Ninja

Season 4: Tournament of Elements

Happy Birthday to You!

Season 8: Sons of Garmadon

Season 9: Hunted

Tales from the Monastery of Spinjitzu

Season 11: Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu



  • Cake being Cole's favorite food was a running gag in "Double Trouble." It has since then become a core part of his character.
    • Prior to the events of the eighth season, Cole gave it up, saying that his "body is a temple," and wanting to become more responsible in Master Wu's absence.
      • This is expanded on in Way of the Departed, where Cole explains, "Eating cake is like muscle memory to me. It's just something I do to occupy my hands and mouth some times. I love cake but I think it would be healthy for me to cut back. In several ways."
    • After his extended time away from real food while stranded in the Realm of Oni and Dragons, Cole took back his denouncement of cake and gained a newfound appreciation of it.
  • According to Tommy Andreasen, if Cole was a YouTuber, his videos would be about "the joys of cake".[1]
  • Tommy Andreasen jokingly stated that Cole's love interest is cake.[2]
  • Tommy Andreasen said that, because Cole is the Master of Earth, his favorite type of cake would likely be Sand Cake.[3]


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TV series and other media

Food: Cake · Coconuts · Condensed evil · Donuts · Fortune cookies · Glop · Inky Lemonberry (non-canon) · Monster sushi · Mud newts · Ninja chips · Noodles · Pudding · Puffy Potsticker · Seaweed and tofu pancakes · Slugs · Violet Berry Soup
Drink: Alcohol · Moss-milk · Prune juice · Snogfruit Punch · Tea (Resurrectea · Tomorrow's Tea · Traveler's Tea)

Food weapons (sets)

Banana · Chicken leg · Ice cream · Sausage

Ninjago Wildlife (

Couch Potatoes · Ice Berries · Ninja Acorns · Ninja Bananas · Ninja Carrots