The Cake Is a Lie

    • Meme:
      The Cake Is a Lie

    • Added:

      Jan 06, 2010 at 04:00PM EST


      Greg McCoral.

    • Updated:

      Mar 06, 2021 at 02:15AM EST


      Y F.

    Editor’s Note: This article may contain Spoilers about the game Portal.


    The Cake is a Lie is a catchphrase popularized by the game Portal, and is often used to convey the message that a promised gift is being used to motivate without any intent of delivering.

    (See also: The Cake is a Spy, Weighted Companion Cube, Still Alive, Get The Cake)