"cake" countable or uncountable
Anonymous"cake" countable or uncountable
Lucy baked a cake. (countable) (She created an edible object with boundaries and dimensions.)
Would you like some cake? (uncountable) (Any portion of Lucy's creation taken from the object called 'a cake', regardless of size or amount.)


Frank bought a pie.
He likes pie.

Tom brought a pizza home after work.
He and his wife are going to have pizza tonight.

Sara got [a cauliflower / an eggplant] at the supermarket.
She prepared it and served it at dinner.
Would you like [some cauliflower / some eggplant]?

But caution: Not every food name works like this.

Anonymous"cake" countable or uncountable
Site Hint: Check out our list of pronunciation videos.
Hi. Have you consulted a dictionary? It can both be a countable and an uncountable noun depending on how it's used.
 fivejedjon's reply was promoted to an answer.
 CalifJim's reply was promoted to an answer.
Students: We have free audio pronunciation exercises.

Cake is countable or uncountable noun