Patty Cake, Patty Cake, Baker’s Man One of the things that sold me on CakePHP is the bake routine. This is basically code generation for the lazy types like myself. It was good in CakePHP version 1.1, now it’s just awesome. The only way they can make it better is to implement a web version, but that’s another story. What Baking Does In CakePHP we refer to the automatic code generation as baking (get it now?