Easy Rice Krispies Cake top view of a round bundt rice krispies cake with different colored bright chocolate drizzled over it on a white plate shaped like a flower
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5 from 1 vote

Rice Krispie Recipe Cake

This is such an easy dessert cake for any occasion. Adding extra marshmallows to the traditional recipe allows the Rice Krispies cereal mixture to be more pliable and easier to press into the pans.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Little Cooks Reading Books



  • Non-stick baking spray
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 6 Cups Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 Cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 1/4 Cup Wilton Chocolate Melts, colors of choice (1/4 cup of each color)


  • Generously spray a bundt pan until completely covered. Set aside.
  • In a large pot, melt butter over low heat.
  • Add marshmallows to butter and stir constantly until melted. Remove pot from heat.
  • Spray a spatula completely with non-stick cooking spray. Stir in Rice Krispies cereal until completely covered.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared bundt pan. Using wax paper, press down on the cereal mixture until it is pressed into all corners/edges of your bundt pan mold. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • After resting, turn Rice Krispies Cake onto a cake plate.
  • Place ¼ cup of the first color of melts in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and stir until melts are completely melted. DO NOT OVERHEAT.
  • Using a spoon, drizzle the melts over the cake, going back and forth over the entire cake and drizzling it down the edges.
  • Repeat the process of heating the candy melts and drizzling them on the cake until all colors have been used.


  • Nutrition information is estimated. Changes to the recipe and use of different brands may cause changes to the nutritional information to vary slightly from the ones provided here.
Don't forget to pair the recipe with Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt children's book!