Originally Posted by Ambulance Chaser
Pie is more reliable -- have you ever had a bad pie?
-- but is not capable of transcendant greatness like cake. So my answer depends on how good the cake is.
this is probably the most contested poll in sf in recent memory. I still go for pie- the best pie is like mouth orgasm, the best cake is a warm and moist buttery bread-like substance filled with sugar infused icing, and don't get me started on cupcakes.