A slice of the cake - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
a slice of the cake
slice of the cake
A portion of the money or profits that are being shared by everyone involved in generating them. The employees applauded when the boss announced that everyone was getting a slice of the cake in the form of a holiday bonus.
a slice of the cake a share of the benefits or profits. informal
1991 Robert Reiner Chief Constables Perhaps it's because they're such good spenders that our slice of the cake is sufficient for all we want.
a share/slice of the ˈcake (British English) (American English a piece/share/slice of the ˈpie) a share of the benefits or profits: Third-world countries are discovering how their natural resources have been exploited by the rest of the world and now they want a bigger slice of the cake.
References in periodicals archive
For a change of pace, try toasting a slice of the cake
just before serving.