These cake batter Rice Krispy treats are all the rage in playgroups and preschools. I wanted to know what all the fuss was about so Isaac and I whipped up a batch this afternoon.

Cake Mix Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

I thought these were pretty darn good. If I was a kid I would so think these things were heaven. I can totally see what all the hype is about. They’re fun to look at, fun to make and fun to eat!

Little hands can’t resist these!


You would have thought I told him we were going to Disney World.
He couldn’t stop smiling while looking at these.

*Melt the butter and marshmallows over medium-low heat to prevent scorching.

Watch me make these Birthday Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats from start to finish!

This video is narrated by Isaac. He was like “Mommy I really get to talk to the divas?!?!” LOL He was beyond excited.


Cake Mix Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

Get the Recipe: Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

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Servings: 8 -12


  • 3 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 10 oz bag mini marshmallows
  • 1/4-1/2 cup yellow cake mix, I used 1/2 cup
  • 5-6 cups Rice Krispy Cereal, I used 5 cups
  • Sprinkles


  • Melt butter in a large pot.
  • Add in the marshmallows.
  • Melt the marshmallows over medium-low heat.
  • Add the cake mix
  • Stir until combined.
  • Stir in some sprinkles.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the Rice Krispy Cereal.
  • Press the mixture into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Use an oiled spatula to spread to help press the mixture into an even layer.
  • Top with sprinkles.
  • Let it cool off and cut into squares.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Author: Divas Can Cook
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