Cake batter Rice Krispies cake

Brandy O'Neill

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Have you always dreamed of having a Rice Krispies cake for your birthday?

Cake batter Rice Krispies cake

For my birthday I would gladly take just about anything besides cake. Don't get me wrong, I love cake. I just figure if it's my special day I want something better than cake. You know what's better to me? Rice Krispies treats packed full of cake flavoring and lots of sprinkles. This cake is what my birthday dreams are made of.

Cake batter Rice Krispies cake

Cake batter Rice Krispies cake

Yields 1 (8-inch) cake


  • 1 (10 ounce) bag marshmallows
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup dry yellow cake mix
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • Sprinkles (use desired amount) 


  1. Line an 8-inch cake pan with foil and spray with nonstick spray, set aside.
  2. In a large skillet add marshmallows and butter. Place over medium heat and stir until completely melted.
  3. Add in cake mix and stir to combine.
  4. Remove from heat and add in cereal. Stir to evenly coat cereal in marshmallow mixture.
  5. Place into prepared dish and press down firmly into the pan.
  6. Let sit for a few hours to set up and harden slightly.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.