Feelings for a cake

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Hi!
How would you name a strong feeling about a very tempting delicious cake / sweets? Like you really WANT it. I need to write a phrase: "This cake makes me feel ... ". I'd suggest a word "yearning", or maybe "craving". But this must not exclude the word "feel" in the phrase, and not make the phrase ongoing (like for example "craving" - I think should be used better like "craving for it", which is not what I need).
 

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If I can't use "crave" then I don't know what to say. That would be most natural for me, and I don't know what's in second place.
 

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So you can just say "This cake makes me feel craving" and that's it?
 

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"Feelings for" usually implies affection for another person. It is synonymous with being in love. And yearnings are too ethereal for something as mundane as cake. For things like cake, I can't think of a better word than crave.
 

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"Feelings for" usually implies affection for another person. It is synonymous with being in love. And yearnings are too ethereal for something as mundane as cake. For things like cake, I can't think of a better word than crave.
Yes I totally agree that feelings normally are not to be used speaking about food, but here I'm actually trying to use a more ethereal word. Because the original idea comes from a phycologists' saying about feelings caused by beliefs and not the events themselves, and transformed into cake-topic for a joke
 

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Ksn_out, is the information in your profile correct? Are you really in Guam?
 
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Ksn_out, is the information in your profile correct? Are you really in Guam?
I wish I was! Sorry for this little fake, just stopped on a wrong line in hurry.
 

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I suppose you could use 'jonesing', although that suggests a sense of addiction.

I'm jonesing for a slice of that chocolatey goodness.
 

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I am familiar with "have a Jones for" but I have never used that phrase. I might say:

I would really really like a piece of carrot cake right now.
 

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This cake makes me feel famished.

However, using feel adds nothing.
 
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