Patrick Star Cake

image of chelsey white with patrick star cake

A few months back I made a Spongebob cake, and I knew it was only a matter of time before I made a Patrick star cake!

For those who don’t know, Patrick is Spongebob’s best friend. He’s a happy-go-lucky starfish who loves krabby patties and jelly fishing. Spongebob is definitely my favorite character, but Patrick is a close second.

In fact, I dressed up as Patrick for Halloween this year. My friends were not surprised! 😛

image of chelsey white with patrick star cake

Staying true to my cake style, I did my best to make this cake primarily out of buttercream.

However, I had to pull out some fun cake tricks to create Patrick’s starfish shaped body.

Creating a Patrick Star Shaped Cake

This cake ended up being quite large. I used two batches of cake batter just to make Patrick’s body and head! For his arms and legs, I decided to take a different approach.

Believe it or not, they’re made out of rice krispie treats!! While I think Patrick’s legs could have been made out of rice krispies, his arms would have been super challenging.

Rice krispies are great for gravity defying aspects like this. By mixing together rice krispies and melted marshmallows, you can add onto cakes in a way in a stable manner.

But omitting the butter that a classic rice krispie treat recipe calls for, you can form the krispie mixture into any shape, and it will firm up as the marshmallows cool.

In a strange yet wonderful twist of fate, my grocery store only had strawberry rice krispies! It could not have been more perfect for this cake. I loved that they were pink, just like the cake layers and frosting!!

image of cake with rice krispie treat arms and legs

My one tip is to really squeeze the rice krispies treats together with your hands, to make sure the shape you make is compact and sturdy. This will ensure it keeps its shape when you add it to your cake.

I also love that they’re still edible!! Rice krispies and buttercream are a surprisingly delicious combination.

What Flavor Should a Patrick Star Cake Be?

After I figured out the best way to create Patrick’s pointy shape, I had to think about what flavor he should be.

This was definitely a challenge. Patrick is pink, so I decided to use that a starting point. After wracking my brain for a bit, I settled on making him a strawberry flavor.

On TV, Patrick Star loves eating ice cream, and it’s usually pink in color. I always assumed it was strawberry flavored, so this seemed fitting!! It also is the only pink colored flavor that I could really think of that I like to eat 😛

image of patrick star cake made with buttercream

To incorporate strawberry flavor into the cake and frosting, I used strawberry powder. It’s a bit expensive, but it adds such a delicious flavor!! It also doesn’t add any moisture to the batter or frosting, which is great because it doesn’t change the consistency.

I also added a touch of pink gel food coloring, to make the shade of pink a touch brighter.

Smoothing Buttercream on a Sculpted Cake

Sculpted cakes can be a nightmare when it comes to smoothing frosting. I love using acetate sheets to help make this process easier.

Acetate sheets come in different sizes and thickness, and get mine in a pack of 25 online. You really only need one sheet, but sadly you can’t buy them in that small of a quantity.

image of smoothed frosting on a sculpted cake

The acetate sheets I use come in 12in x 12in square and .007 thick. I cut them down into smaller pieces to use on my cakes. The pieces I use are usually 4in x 3in once I’ve trimmed them with scissors.

They’re the perfect thickness to allow you to spread and smooth the frosting. At the same time, they’re flexible enough to curve around arms and legs!

Let Me Know What You Think!

If you try making this Patrick Star Cake, I’d love to hear what think of it! Please leave a rating, and let me know your thoughts in the comments section.

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Patrick Star Strawberry Cake Recipe

image of Patrick star cake made with strawberry cake layers and frosting

This strawberry cake recipe is made in one bowl, and is super moist! It's made with strawberry powder made from freeze-dried strawberries, which gives it an incredible flavor!!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


Strawberry Cake

  • 6 cups all-purpose flour (780 grams)
  • 5 cups granulated sugar (1000 grams)
  • 1/2 cup strawberry powder (46 grams)
  • 1 2/3 Tbsp baking powder (20 grams)
  • 2 tsp salt (12 grams)
  • 2 cups unsalted butter, room temperature (454 grams) - 4 sticks
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract (12 grams)
  • 2 cups pasteurized egg whites from a carton (or about 14 egg whites) (470 grams)
  • 3 cups sour cream, room temperature (690 grams)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil (56 grams)
  • pink gel food coloring (if desired)

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

  • 3 cups unsalted butter, room temperature (678 grams)
  • 10 cups powdered sugar (1250 grams)
  • 2/3 cup strawberry powder (61 grams)
  • 1 tsp salt (6 grams)
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream (or whipping cream) (170 grams)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract (18 grams)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (18 grams)
  • pink gel food coloring (if desired)

Strawberry Rice Krispies

  • 5 cups mini marshmallows (1 10 oz bag)
  • 1 box strawberry Rice Krispies (1 11.5 oz box)

Additional Tools

  • 2 bubbles tea straws or wooden dowels
  • black and white fondant
  • green and purple food coloring


Strawberry Cake Layers:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line the following sized-round pans with parchment rounds, and grease with non-stick cooking spray: 3 8-inch pans, 1 7-inch pan, 2 6-inch pans, 3 4-inch pans.
  2. Mix together all dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, sugar, strawberry powder, and salt) in a stand mixer with a paddle attachment until fully combined.
  3. Mix chunks of room-temperature butter slowly into the dry mix, on a low speed. Continue to mix until no large chunks of butter remain, and the mixture becomes crumbly.
  4. Pour in egg whites, and mix on low until just incorporated. Mix in the sour cream in two installments, on a low speed.
  5. Add in vanilla and oil, and mix at a low speed until fully incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula, then beat on low speed for about 15 seconds (the key is to mix until the ingredients are JUST incorporated, so that the batter isn't over mixed). 
  6. If desired, add in pink gel food coloring. Mix the color in by hand using a rubber spatula, scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl part way through. Mix until the batter is evenly colored.
  7. Divide batter evenly between the prepared cake pans, so that they are filled to the same height.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes (varies slightly based on pan size), or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow the pans to cool for 10 minutes, then run an offset spatula around perimeter of the pan to separate the cake from the pan.
  9. Place cake layers into the freezer for 45 minutes, to accelerate the cooling process. Once the layers are fully cooled, carefully flip the pans and remove the layers from the pans.
  10. Use a serrated knife to level the tops of the layers. Set aside.

Strawberry Buttercream Frosting:

  1. While the cake layers bake and cool, make the strawberry buttercream frosting.
  2. Beat the butter on a medium speed for 30 seconds with a paddle attachment, until smooth.
  3. Add the strawberry powder, and mix until it's fully combined with the butter.
  4. Slowly add in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. Alternate with small splashes of cream.
  5. Once fully mixed, add in the vanilla extract, lemon juice, and salt, and beat on low until the ingredients are fully incorporated, and the desired consistency is reached. 
  6. If the frosting is too thick, add in additional cream (1 TBSP at a time). If the frosting is too thin, add in more powdered sugar (quarter of a cup at a time).
  7. Wait to add any food coloring until after the cake is filled and crumb coated.
  8. Place 2 cups of frosting in a separate bowl and color green.
  9. In a different bowl, color 1 cup of frosting purple, to make Patrick's shorts.
  10. Color the remaining frosting a brighter shade of pink with pink gel food coloring.

Strawberry Krispies

  1. Wait to make these until your cake is crumb coated, and chilling in the freezer or fridge.
  2. To make Patrick's arms and legs, melt the marshmallows in a microwave safe bowl, until they're mostly dissolved (about 1 minutes).
  3. Pour in the strawberry rice krispies, and mix until they're fully coated in marshmallow.

To Assemble The Cake:

  1. Stack and frost cake layers on a large, greaseproof cake drum, from largest to smallest. Use a dab of frosting to help stick the first cake layer to the board.
  2. Build the cake off center, so that you have room to add Patrick's legs later on.
  3. Add an even layer of buttercream between each cake layer.
  4. Insert a wooden dowel through the center of the cake, to help keep the layers in place as you frost the cake.
  5. Apply a coat of frosting around the cake, to fully cover the cake layers.
  6. Smooth using an acetate sheet, then chill the cake in the fridge (30 minutes) or freezer (10 minutes) until the frosting is firm to the touch.
  7. Make the Strawberry Krispies as the cake chills, and tightly press them together to shape patrick's legs.
  8. Shape his arms around bubble tea straws, and then press the straws into the sides of his body. Chill the cake for 10 additional minutes to help the krispies set in place.
  9. Add a second, thicker layer of pink frosting to the torso, head, arms, and legs of the cake.
  10. Smooth using an acetate sheet.
  11. Add green buttercream around Patrick's bottom half, to make his shorts. Chill again, then pipe purple flowers on top of this shorts.
  12. Use fondant to create his eyes, mouth and eyebrows, and gently press them into place.


Once the layers have fully cooled, I sometimes like to trim the caramelized bits from the sides of the layers using a serrated knife.

These cake layers can be made in advance!! Learn more about how far in advance they can be made, and how to properly wrap them in my post on how to make cake layers ahead of time.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 477Total Fat 25gSaturated Fat 14gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 64mgSodium 230mgCarbohydrates 62gFiber 1gSugar 48gProtein 4g

649 thoughts on “Patrick Star Cake

  1. LOVE strawberry cake but have yet to find one that the taste pops. im hoping to try this recipe! however, i do not want to make it into a patrick star just yet! is there a link to a standard size cake to fit in 4-7 inch cake pans or would you just cut this recipe in half? ?????

    1. Hi Kristen,

      Sadly I won’t be sharing the regular size version of this for a bit!! I’d recommend just halving this recipe, which is what it will pretty much be 🙂 I also found that adding in a splash of fresh lemon juice really helps brighten up the flavor. I also love adding some fresh strawberry bits between the cake layers. Hope that helps, happy baking!!

  2. This is amazing!!!! I grew up with spongebob & Patrick so this brought me some nostalgia.. Great work can’t wait to see what you bake up next!

  3. I love Patrick! And I can’t believe how well the Rice Krispies work in molding his arms! This is one I feel like I could maybe make ?

  4. So cool! I’m trying to figure out how to carve cakes without them sliding to one side or collapsing. This is soooo amazing!

  5. I love it!! I tried adding chai tea powder to my buttercrea.m but was very gritty. Did you have to beat the buttercream a lot for the strawberry powder to dissolve into the buttercream?!

  6. This is so cool! I’m a new caker (made my 3rd cake last night) and I love your stuff. Used your ABC last night and made your Oreo drip cake for my second cake on my wife’s birthday. Hoping to continue improving – thanks for all your help!!

  7. His eyebrows and his pants are so cute! I hope to get to the point where I can sculpt cakes like this. I’m terrified of cutting into cake?

  8. I’ve been wanting to try a shaped cake like this or your corgi cake. I love baking and I think more complicated cakes are the next step! Thanks for the great instructions. “Is this the krusty krab”

  9. I love this cake! I’m not really even a spongebob fan but it’s just so well done and I love how thoughtful you are about the flavor of the cake and frosting as well!

  10. Love all the fun characters you make! My daughter loves watching spongebob. So great to see her reaction when we watch your videos. ? thank you for providing recipes too?

  11. I love it!! Thank you for inspiring so many bakers including myself! You helped me try new things last year and I’m excited to keep stepping out of my comfort zone!! 🙂

  12. This is my first time on your blog, and I’m so impressed by the details you incorporate, especially the nutrition label. I will definitely be back to check out more recipes!!

  13. I’m a SAHM with 3 kids, one of which is a baby, so I don’t get much time to bake anymore. When I do it’s usually just to make baby food, snacks or food for my picky girls. They don’t like rice crispy treats but I’m going to try the strawberry ones and see if they’ll like those. Thanks for always brightening my day. I love to follow you and your dreams. When I do get a chance to bake I always use one of your recipes.

  14. Such an awesome cake design! When I first saw the video on Instagram, I was curious how you attached the arms. Luckily the answer was in the blog! Thank you so much for all the tips and tricks!

  15. The photo looked incredibly hard to do, but once again you made it seem effortless! I’m excited to try this design! Thank you for sharing your techniques with the world!

  16. It is amazing!! You are so creative, and I love watching your videos. You have inspired me with so many cool cake and cupcake ideas!! One of my favorites was the Halloween cupcakes, I made that recipe and my family loved them!! I hope you continue to keep making more videos, because they inspire me and I love them. Thank!!

  17. My daughter and I loved watching you make this one. We love watching all your videos! We just wish we could eat the cakes too. ?

  18. Love this cake! Great tip about the acetate, when I first watched the video I was dumbstruck as to how you got the frosting so smooth!

  19. How fun is this?! And I love that you used strawberry rice krispies!!! Going to have to try thsi one!! ??

  20. He looks perfect. Great job. I’m excited to try out this strawberry cake recipe. I love your vanilla and chocolate cake recipes.

  21. Heyyy your cake came out amazing.?. I started baking from home too.. will try bring content out soon. Love the cake of Patrick though. ?

  22. It’s the most adorable cake and it sounds like it tastes as good as it looks. Love that it’s buttercream and not fondant.

  23. So fun that your grocery store only had strawberry rice cereal! And the tip about using acetate is great, sturdy but more curvy than any bowl scrapper I’d have on hand! Thanks for the post and content!

  24. Your creativity is impressive and also challenging, I look forward to making my own Patrick Star cake also and hope it will look as amazing as yours. Thanks for always sharing your cake designs.

  25. I like to think Patrick would enjoy knowing he’s made out of strawberry and marshmallow! I didn’t know about the strawberry powder, thank you for the tip!

  26. Absolutely love this cake and I love watching your videos. Your decorating tips have been so helpful for me! Thank you!

  27. I am in love with this! My daughter has been asking for some extravagant cakes lately so I’ll have to start practicing! Thanks for the fun ideas!!

  28. It’s amazing to me to see what you are capable of doing… Patrick looks so realistic. Keep up the great work and great videos

  29. What a lovely idea for a cake and it turned out so well! I love spongebob stuff too, so this is on my to do list. Thank you!

  30. Your cakes are so adorable! I LOVE that I dont have to level my cakes when I use your recipe!
    Keep the amazing recipes coming!! ??

  31. Your cakes are so adorable! I LOVE that I dont have to level my cakes when I use your recipe!
    Keep the amazing recipes coming!! ??

  32. Love this cake and everything you make!! My daughters and I watch all of your videos and miss when you’d go live on food network for like an hour, we’d watch the whole process!!

  33. This cake is amazing! I am an amateur baker and I find your story to be so inspiring! You’re so cheerful and I love following you and your exciting adventures on Insta!

  34. I’m a huge fan of your cake decorating! A goal I have for 2020 is to make a 4 layer buttercream cake for the first time. I’ve learned so much from your videos, I can’t wait to get started!

  35. Spongebob: Patrick, you’re a genius!
    Patrick: Yeah, I get called that a lot.
    Spongebob: What? A genius?
    Patrick: No, Patrick.

  36. I was so impressed to see how you created Patrick’s legs and arms & your confidence when piping the flowers on his shorts! It’s always so satisfying to watch your videos and learn about your logic behind why and how you do each step.

  37. Thank you for sharing your talent I follow you since few months ago. I’m a baker and I love to learn more from positive and enthusiastic people like you. Thank you For your inspirational and motivational videos – keep smiling. Great cake I’ll try it soon ???

  38. What a fun cake!! Strawberry Rice Krispies and strawberry buttercream?? I may just make a ‘cake’ out of that combo!

  39. I love this! My kiddos are too little for Spongebob but totally obsessed with starfish ?? I love that you even colored the Rice Krispie treats!

  40. You did amazing on my favorite character from Sponge Bob. Patrick is just so funny and his own way he makes me smile. Have been watching Spongebob & Patrick for 20+(wow I am old, I watched w/my baby sister & then continued watching yes on my own and then w/ my own children).
    Chelsea you did a great job!

  41. I love Patrick, I’m not sure I could happily cut into him, or most of your creations. Love your work, you make it seem like all fun and little work.

  42. This is awesome!!!! My son lost his mind over it. Now to tackle the task of trying to make this myself. Could be a possible fail. Thanks for all your wonderful videos!

  43. Love this one! Can’t wait to try it out – I’m more of a spongebob fan myself but it’s hard to resist a good strawberry Patrick 😉

  44. Ok this is the cutest thing ever! I love how you did the anti-gravity limbs, and the flavors sound so delicious : )

  45. I just discovered you after deciding to go for it with my dream to become a “go to” cake baker!! I’ve been surfing around your social media ever since! Thank you so much for all the guidance! ???

  46. I absolutely love this!!!!(and you) 🙂
    I’m still new to the cake world but you have helped me soooo much and I adore all of your tutorials. This inspires me to try sculpting a cake 🙂

  47. This cake is AMAZING!! I love Patrick and the way you sculpted the star is ingenious. I need to try out rice crispies treats and buttercream, for sure. lol Thank you for sharing!

  48. Patrick turned out adorable! I never realized the trick to molding rice Krispy treats for a cake was to omit butter. I’m glad I have a new bit of knowledge to use towards my baking 🙂

  49. Wow love the cake looks so much like the real thing and the time you put in to it…Great Job !!!…The colors are vibrant looks great!!

  50. He is cuuuuuute! You nailed it! I haven’t tried rice crispies on cakes yet. I usually make additions out of cake pop type stuff but I just might give it a whirl!

  51. I am a new baker and also self taught. I have had the privilege of learning a lot from YouTube and Instagram. I have followed your Channel and IG and have learnt a huge deal. This cake is amazing! As a fan of the spongebob show, I absolutely love this cake! Very good job done. Go chelsweets! ??

  52. Love this Patrick cake! So stinkin’ cute! You’re so talented and love watching all of your cake videos!! Xoxo!

  53. I love your creativity and enjoy following you. I don’t know that I’d ever try a sculpted but having a recipe for a good strawberry cake could come in handy!

  54. the spongebob and patrick cakes are my favoite cakes yet! i cannot wait for plankton. every cake i make is made using your recipes and are inspired by you! ?? thank you for doing what you love and helping those of us who are trying to get there too!

  55. Such a cute cake! When you hinted at making a spongebob character, I knew it would be Patrick! But I thought you would only make his head (being that he is a starfish, made the task seem complicated??) but you did an amazing job! ??????

  56. He is so cute! So glad I found your page. Thank you for showing us so many cool tricks and helping me step outside my comfort zone!

  57. Both you and Sweetapolita are everyday inspirations to this small time home baker. Love your Patrick Star cake!

  58. Entering the giveaway!! I love your cakes and I want to be a baker just like you one day!! Your my idol and you Patrick cake was amazing!! Thanks for inspiring me to follow my dream and do what I love no matter what anyone thinks!

  59. This cake is awesome! Thank you for the tip on the acetate sheets, I’ll be getting them for a tiny cake and I want to try the marbles technique. Your tips are always so useful. Ps that Patrick shirt is so cute!

  60. Thanks for the tip about omiting the butter in the rice crispies! I’ve done sculpted cakes and I always end up fighting with the rice crispies. BTW, love watching your work on Instagram. You are amazing!

  61. “Is this a cake? No this is Patrick!” ?
    I love this, it’s so adorable! Did you dowel it because of the height or no?

  62. You are so talented and it’s so helpful to see the step-by-step tutorial so that other home bakers can create a cake they might not otherwise attempt. Thank you!

  63. Spongebob was a childhood favorite of mine! My brothers and I love to quote episodes and people think we’re insane for it. My favorite is the Doodlebob episode. Favorite Patrick Star quote,” Can we say people from Texas are dumb ? @imperfect.confections on Instagram

  64. I absolutely love your Patrick Star Cake. You are an amazing artist. You really do inspire me. Thank you for sharing your creativity!!

  65. Your cakes are so beautiful! I’m relatively new to baking cakes, I’ve done many cookies and pastries but am struggling with icing and getting my edges to line up on my layered cakes

  66. I loved the cake and how you make it look so fun! Thank you for sharing all you do! It is an inspiration to many of us.

  67. Cute, cute!! I’m excited to try out something like this, but I am even more excited to try your Russian Buttercream recipe. ??

  68. Hi Chelsey! I was so excited when I saw that you made cakes inspire by SpongeBob and Patrick! I absolutely LOVE watching that show and you! You inspired me to find a passion in cake decorating and I use your recipes all the time. You’re awesome and I can’t wait to see what you think of next!

  69. I love it, such a cute cake, and I’m sure it is delicious since I love strawberries lol, I made your vanilla cake and it’s so moist, I’m so glad I found you, thank you for everything you do, God bless you!

  70. Absolutely LOVING this cake! I’m not brave enough to try my luck at making a sculpted cake, but it’s certainly cute to look at! Lol. ?

  71. I love love love this Patrick Star Cake just as much as I loved the Spongebob one (maybe even a little more because I love pink and strawberry?)!!! Thanks for being such an inspiration to me! As a kid baker, I’m not completely sure what I’m going to do yet, but it’s awesome to know that people like you are very successful and happy without owning a “traditional bakery”. Also, I think you’re recipes are great and like that you use buttercream instead of fondant and lots of sprinkles?I can’t wait to see your next creations and I can’t wait to make this one??

  72. Ahhh this is so awesome!!! As a cake decorator myself I’ve always preferred doing as much as I can with buttercream!!!

  73. I kind of want to pick him up and carry him around. Is that weird? He’s so cute! I love it and kind of can’t wait for your next sponge bob character cake, they’re so good.

  74. I love how you really make this sculpted Patrick cake so approachable! Thanks for the tip on acetate sheets! I’ve Used them for chocolate work but never thought to use them for smoothing frosting!

  75. I love your sculpted cakes! But I can’t wrap my mind around how you make them so smooth!? In the video, I understand you have to spend a lot of time showing all the steps, so your frosting goes from being rough, to perfectly smooth in a flash. I’d be interested in a video watching how you make the sculpted cake so smooth! I’d also be interested in some new sprinkles 😉

  76. I love your patrick star cake! I have been following you on instagram for about a year now, and your videos have helped me in my progression in baking! Im currently one semester away from having my degree in baking, and i enjoy using some of your recipes to make my own baked goods! Thanks for amazing recipes and videos.

  77. O My Goodness! This is is Awesome. Every time I see your cake, I think wow she did it again! So cool, this Patrick Star cake is 100% my new favorite.

  78. I appreciate the step by step instructions and sharing your knowledge with us! I’ll have to build up the courage to try a difficult cake like this!

  79. I Love this Cake!! My husbands name is Patrick and I am totally going to try and make this for his next birthday! I use your vanilla cake recipe all the time!! Everyone loves it!

  80. Shaped cakes always intimidate me…. but watching your videos give me more confidence to try. This turned out so awesome!

  81. My grandkids would absolutely love this Patrick cake. Maybe I will try it one day. I’m still an amateur when it comes to cakes but this looks relaticely simple although it may be a bit time consuming. As for choosing the strawberry flavor, there is no other flavor I can think of that would have worked well with him. Plus he’s pink and so are strawberries. LOL

  82. Our favorite character in cake form ? This would definitely be a hit for my son’s birthday. Love the step by step and photos. So colorful and vibrant, what’s not to love ?

  83. This is adorable! Takes me back to when I babysat my niece and nephew and this is all they watched. Theme song still gets stuck in my head randomly

  84. I love this cake especially since you didn’t use fondant. You’re work amazes me and inspires me to keep baking. And don’t forget. What’s funnier than 24?! 25!!!

  85. I love the necessary strawberry rice crispy limbs! I will definitely give this cake recipe a try as I love using powders to flavor. Have you tried using hibiscus powder yet? It’s my go to for macaron filling or in buttercream on chocolate cake.

  86. You’re amazing! You’re the first Instagram cake decorator I ever followed and you’re still my favorite. Patrick is so cute 🙂

  87. Just love this Patrick cake! It made my son and I smile. Great tip on using Rice Krispies, too. Def need to venture out more with shaping my cakes. Thank you for the inspiration!

  88. @the_o_bakery here and I just want to say that that I admire you so much! You’re such a great cake artist and hopefully one day I’ll become a senior good as you are!

  89. I’m not at all a baker, but seeing your creations and reading your blog posts make it easy to want to become one ! You are so talented. Keep up the fantastic work! I love seeing your new designs and ideas 🙂

  90. I’ve always wondered about how to form rice krispies since they are normally really sticky! Great tips and can’t wait to put them to use!

  91. This is the cutest Patrick Star cake ever! And you made it look so easy! I love watching your videos and different techniques you do. You are an inspiration to the pastry world!

  92. I love following your posts! Your cakes are cheerful and just scream fun. And Patrick is no exception-super cute and yummy I bet!!

  93. I love seeing all of your cakes and knowing you’re a self taught cake baker just as I have been learning. I really appreciate all of your tips and detailed instructions. I love this cake so much and how you made it work. I have never tried Rice Krispies in my cakes but would like to in the future.

  94. It must be so gratifying to have the abilities to pull off a cake like this. Congrats on your accomplishments!!!

  95. One of my favorite cartoons characters has now become what could be one of my new favorite cakes. You made it look so easy and who doesn’t love strawberry? Sponge Bob will be jealous ?

  96. Love following your newest creations! The buttercream work on the Patrick Star cake blew me away. Can’t wait to see what else you have in store for us this year!

  97. I think this is pretty cool and you did a easier method than I was thinking . I love love your page because I bake and you inspire me to go further. Nice job God bless!

  98. Love the idea of usi g strawberry powder! I have several can of different dehydrated fruits, I should powder them up and experiment!

  99. You say you do this in 1 hour 10 mins… for me it’ll take a whole day!! You’re so amazing and inspiring and CREATIVE!! I love how much you create videos to help us beginner bakers and if there’s one thing that would make my year, is receiving that gift, JUST cz it’s from you and no one else.

  100. This cake is super cute! I love the tip about using acetate for buttercream smoothing, that part can always be super challenging!

  101. I love your cakes!! I’m making your vanilla buttercream and best vanilla cake (with some cookie butter) recipe right now! Please send me a sprinkles gift card!

  102. This is simply perfect! Keep up the good work! I cannot wait to try Russian buttercream! I’d love to win the giveaway! ??

  103. I’ve never used acetate sheets before. Do they help make edges sharper in addition to smoothing the frosting layers? And are they easier to use, or do they spread frosting in addition to smoothing?

  104. You’ve done such a great job on this Patrick cake it’s an exact replica! Love Spongebob and love your page 🙂

  105. This cake is so cute! I actually made the spongebob one for my boyfriends birthday. This is definitely my next challenge for his best birthday.

  106. This cake is amazing and love that you use primarily buttercream in all your creations! So fun!! You are such a blast to watch- my daughters and I love watching your videos!! ???

  107. I love how you covered this cake with buttercream instead of fondant. I also appreciate you giving all of your tips and tricks! I too am a self-taught baker and very much appreciate when I can get tips from pros like you! God bless and happy baking!!!

  108. I love this cake! My best friend and I are having our birthdays soon, and I told her this is the cake we deserve ??

  109. This is really awesome I can’t wait to try the strawberry powder. I always have the hardest time getting a strong strawberry flavor. Thanks for sharing these amazing recipes!

  110. Thank you so much for the step by step! I picked up a lot of great tips and tricks from this post! I may have to make a Patrick myself!

  111. This cake turned out amazing! I am an amateur home baker and I’m terrified to try sculpting a cake. I love the simplicity of using the rice treats for arms and legs.

  112. I’ve been a fan of yours for years and i just love your videos and recipes! You male cake making look so easy and fun but i do know its sometimes challenging. You are very talented and love all your ideas. We are HUGE Sponge Bob and Patrick fans here and my 4 yr old just loved your cakes?

  113. You’re so talented! Thanks so much for sharing your recipes free of charge. I made my first cake – your funfetti recipe – yesterday!

  114. Love love it!!! You want me want to make one now! This would be an awesome cake for a little fab of Patrick!!!!

  115. Your cake skills are such an inspiration!! I get so many ideas and tips from following your page! I recently started my own baking page with a friend and we lose hours watching your videos! Winning that 150$ giveaway would be the literal “icing” on our cakes. We have soo many fun ideas we can’t wait to share throughout this year! Thank you for all your inspirations! Your cakes are a dream ? happy decorating!

  116. I love your Patrick cake! It’s by far one of the best I’ve seen!! I cant wait to see if you do any of the other characters!

  117. You are so talented!! I love watching your creativity with each cake!! This one is by far my sons favorite and he wants me to make one…with all your tips and tricks it gives me a little hope I can attempt it! Keep up the great work!!

  118. I haven’t made this particular cake, but love that you make such fun and detailed cakes with mostly buttercream! You see lots of fondant being used out there but I love that you appreciate taste as much as design. He’s so much fun, great work!

  119. This cake is so fun and so incredibly perfect! From the colors to the flavors you really knocked this out of the park. Just like the rest of your cakes!

  120. I’m definitely going to have to try this! It looks and sounds delicious! Patrick is so cute! His body looks perfect! You’re an amazing cake artist!

  121. This looks amazing! I’m definitely going to try and attempt this! Thank you always for your recipes and techniques!

  122. Omg omg! My favorite character from Sponge Bob! This bring me so many memories! Thank you Chelsea! I’m gonna try to make a cake like this! ? I love you’re buttercream and how you smooth it out! ??

  123. This is so cool. I love how you used the rice krispies!!! I’m curious, what about the butter or lack thereof changes it for sculpting? Does it make it sturdier after setting or just make it more moldable?

  124. This makes me so happy! ? Spongebob was 100% my favorite show when I was a kid (and it still is ?). Thanks for sharing your genius ideas!

  125. Great cake! I was curious how you attached his arms, so happy that was answered in the blog. Thank you for the tips and tricks!

  126. Every cake you post looks absolutely amazing! They look even better then the one before which should honestly be impossible! Keep up the amazing baking and decorating!

  127. This cake is adorable and just brings a smile to my face. You did a great job smoothing the frosting over the RKT.

  128. Omg! I will make this for our anniversary! We love spongebob and Patrick! This looks amazing and doable’ thanks for sharing!

  129. Such a cute cake! I love the idea of smoothing your buttercream with acetate! I’m more a cookie decorator, but also do some cakes. I made your buttercream the other week and it was a huge hit! Thank you for all that you share! This cake sounds delicious!

  130. Frosted rice Krispy treats are my favorite. I haven’t done a sculpted cake in years, but this makes me want to try! You are so talented and inspiring!

  131. Out of all of the Patrick Star cakes i have seen, this is the most AWESOME one i have seen? nicely done, and keep impressing us by all your awesome & tasty looking cakes?

  132. Oh I was wondering how your rice krispy treats were pink! I thought you might have found some super pink marshmallows somewhere!! I can’t believe how smooth you got the cake, I find smoothing sculpted cakes so daunting, but you sure have encouraged me to give it a go!

  133. Really enjoy your cakes and the details you provide so we can all try our hands at it! I’ve yet to try rice krispies and sculpting! Thanks for the inspiration. ?

  134. So creative with the the projections of your main character! Always something yummy!! You are almost to 1 million viewers!!! Everyone loves you!!

  135. Your cake videos are always so entertaining to watch! Love all of the tips I’ve learned from you. Thank you for sharing your talent!

  136. My favorite cake flavor is strawberry, my favorite Spongebob character is Patrick, so that must naturally mean this cake is my favorite!

  137. I love how simple yet totally creative you make everything!!!!! Such an inspiration!!!!!!!! When I bake I make my recipes and decorating just too complicated when it totally doesn’t have to be that way!!!!!! Also when I took the cartoon test on Instagram lol I got Patrick! Thank you for baking!!!! And way to go on quitting your corporate job!!!!!!!! (@caitlinthesquirrel)

  138. This cake is so amazing!!! Looks so realistic!! Your incredible and I can’t wait to try this one at home with my mum!!

  139. This Patrick cake is super cute! And how crazy that your store only had strawberry rice krispies; it’s like it was meant to be! 🙂

  140. I love this cake! I think that it is so fun! Thank you for making so many amazing cakes and teaching us aspiring bakers how things can be done.

  141. This is just the cutest!! Are you gonna make squidward after this? Loving your creative side chelsea! Keep inspiring people like me. If you have time, check out @tinsconfectionaries on instagram. I’d be happy if you follow me. Thank you! ??

  142. It’s so darn cute! my issue is the scuplting part of the head… well any sculpting on any cake really. Any tips? Also, for strawberry flavor, i use instant strawberry gelatin powder. I cream it with the butter before adding the sugar. it tastes great, gets pink and is very smooth.

  143. I so enjoy watching you create your cakes especially Patrick! You’re giving me the inspiration to decorate my cakes. I just wish my cakes would look just a little like yours.

  144. My kids and I absolutely love all of your creations!! (They are constantly asking me if they can watch “another cake show”—your insta videos). Thanks for all the love you put into everything you create! You’re an inspiration ???

  145. I love it! I’m trying it for my nieces 5th birthday next month 😀 She saw the photo and said: “is it real? What? A caaake? I want a Patrick cake too” amazing job ?? ?

  146. Patrick has always been my FAVORITE!! He looks amazing and I’m sure he tastes as good as he looks!! I rate this a 10+

  147. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me! I’ve got a variation of your mint chocolate chip cake in my oven at the moment. Thanks for all the inspiration!

  148. I LOVE this! Such creativity. So I grew up watching Gargoyles and have been showing my some the episodes since Disney plus hasn’t it. Bronx, one of the characters, my son goes mom he sounds so familiar! We knew it was Patrick and sure enough we checked and it was. So here fun fact before Patrick the voice was Bronx, a gargoyle lol. I’m such a nerd lol.

  149. This cake is AWESOME!! You inspire me so much and I love the creativity you put into your craft.

  150. Looks great. You did another fabulous job. Love watching you decorate cakes and I can’t wait to try the Russian buttercream!

  151. This is really cool, I learned something new, using Rice Krispie to shape things on cake, nice. Will definitely be stalking your other posts ? lol

  152. Wow this is such an amazing cake! I know so many people who would live this! The strawberry cake and frosting sound soooo good?

  153. Absolutely love this cake!! Thanks for sharing all of your tips and tricks. I can’t wait to try out the acetate sheets.

  154. Honestly this was one of my favorite cakes to watch you make! Also thank you for being an inspiration to get back into baking!

  155. This is outstanding! I need one, not for any special occasion, but just because he’s me and my brother’s favorite spongebob character. Keep up the Great work!

  156. This cake looks so awesome and the strawberry rice crispie treats look delish, your spongebob cake looked super cool too, I hope you do sandy or mr krabs next!

    1. Haha yah it’s no fun :/ haha I have to make these kinds of hearts <3 and this type of smiley face 🙂

      It’s rough!!!

  157. Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful creations! Baking classes are rare where I live in TN. You are teaching me from my phone and tablet! This cake will definitely be on my list to make! IG: bloodygorgeousp

  158. Wow!! this is the best Patrick star cake I have ever seen. The buttercream is so smooth and the cake decorations are spotless. I have been following u since the beginning and I love your work!! keep it up. your amazing?

  159. Wow!! this is the best Patrick star cake I have ever seen. The buttercream is so smooth and the cake decorations are spotless. I have been following u since the beginning and I love your work!! keep it up. your amazing ,,<3

  160. This is so cute and looks delicious! Strawberry is such a good flavor, I bet it would be awesome with your cream cheese frosting too!

  161. You are such a fun and lively person! I love watching your different videos and your video on how to frost a semi naked cake and how to build a tier helped me make both for my friends wedding! (And my first paid gig!!) I hope to be able to make it where you and be able to leave my job and bake and decorate full time! Thank you for all the inspiration!

  162. I’ve been wanting to get back into baking. I love watching your cakes come to life! This Patrick cake is simply just another amazing cake!

  163. Love it!! You’re the person I basically learned to bake and make cakes from! I use lots of your recipes and love them, especially your white cake recipe it’s awesome for decorating and tastes sooo good. Instagram:natalieellis28

  164. I love watching all your amazing cakes. I am also a self taught baker ;). Every time I get stuck I look at one of your videos and it helps everytime. Thank you for sharing through your vlogs.

  165. We registered for a cake decorating set because I was inspired by your instagram! So excited You post your whole recipe and instructions.

  166. I think this is the cutest cake you’ve made yet. Patrick looks so happy! Also, love that you use buttercream instead of fondant!

  167. Chels! I’m so happy I found your page. Tou have inspired me to make man you of your recipes and seeing Patrick is a cherry on top. This is such a cute and awesome cake. I cant wait to try out my baking skills with this one. Thank you for ALL that you do.

  168. This is amazing!!! I love all of your cakes but I love Patrick Star! I’m going to try this for a family
    Members birthday that is coming up. I’ve never done a cake in this shape before, but spongebob and Patrick are his favorites as well and I think he’ll love it! Thank you for sharing all of your tips and tricks and recipe! I’m super excited to see how it turns out!

  169. OMG the pure joy and happiness in your photos of this post and your Instagram is amazing!! I love the use of strawberries. This post makes me want to try to make this cake . I am always amazed by carved cakes and your tutorial is incredibly well done. Thank you as always for your amazing posts in your blog.

  170. I’ve read that to add tea flavor to a buttercream, it would be best to dissolve the tea powder with liquid then slowly add the liquid to the buttercream. ?

  171. Such an AMAZING cake! I’m so impressed with how smooth you got the buttercream. You have inspired me to challenge myself this year and attempt a sculpted cake!

  172. I absolutely love this!!! I was a Spongebob fanatic as a kid, spoof course I loved your Spongebob cake! Your details are amazing!!!

  173. Every cake you make is amazing. Patrick is no exception. I used to make themed cakes for my daughters when they were younger. They were not as complex as yours but they turned out pretty good.

  174. I just ordered strawberry powder for my macarons but am excited to see if it gives my cakes a solid strawberry flavor as well.

  175. I love this my son is big on spongebob and Patrick !! I’m not a baker but I will deff try and make this for his bday coming up !! Love it so cute ! ????

  176. I definitely admire your ability to shape the cake so perfectly! I wish to be as good of a better as you sometime!! ???

  177. Spongebob: Patrick, you’re a genius!

    Patrick: Yeah, I get called that a lot.

    Spongebob: What? A genius?

    Patrick: No, Patrick.

  178. Just found your channel, can’t get enough! Thank you for helping me prepare to make my kids’ birthday cakes. They share a birthday! IG: mrsneff2012

  179. My family lovessss Rice Krispies so I definitely want to try these strawberry ones! Love this cake and your lasting enthusiasm for cakes and decorating ?

  180. What a sweet cake! I’m going to be making a Paw Patrol cake soon and will be using the Rice Krispies tips! Thank you!

  181. I’ve really been getting interested in cake baking and have been watching a lot of videos! Your videos have been my go-to when trying a new technique! I love that you’re able to take a cake and make it into Patrick Star while still just using buttercream. It’s awesome to see that you don’t need fondant to make an amazing cake!

  182. I’m a novice baker always trying new things and sculpted cakes make me soooo nervous. Your tutorial was great!!! Perfect Patrick. ?

  183. My son and I love to watch your cake masterpieces! His favorite is strawberry cake, so I can’t wait to try this recipe with him. Thanks for the inspiration, and keep them coming!

  184. Love the Patrick cake!! At any point during this process do you put your cake in the fridge? I still to this day struggle with crumbs and am open to suggestions if you have any!

  185. So freaking cute!! I’m always impressed with your themed cakes and how easy you make it look!! I also didn’t know the tip of not using the butter for rice krispeys and my family is always stoked when I use rice krispey to make cakes because they love it with frosting on it.

  186. This is amazing! Truly the best Patrick Star cake I’ve seen and the perfect partner to your Spongebob cake! Love it!!

  187. LOL look like the real deal! Great job! I showed my kids and they loved it! They want me to try for their birthdays now?.

  188. I love this and I feel like I never quite get around to using freeze dried fruit like I want to, but I definitely will be giving this a shot. I wonder, would reeze dried blueberries be good? I’ve yet to master a full flavored blueberry cake, not just a blueberry speckled lemon or yellow cake. You inspire me to try new things regularly and I look foward to you next work of cake art.

  189. This is one of your cutest creations! (And you have done a LOT of cute cakes). It is such a great idea! How old is too old to have this as your birthday cake? Is 37 too old? Not asking for a friend lol

  190. It’s a wonderful cake! I simply love all what you do, such talented girl… you’re awesome! Thanks for keeping up inspiring us

  191. This makes me so happy!!! That’s for all the tips, maybe I’ll finally try a non circle/square/rectangle cake in 2020!

  192. I have been looking for the perfect strawberry cake recipe and THIS IS IT! Moist and full of real strawberry flavor.

  193. I’d love to see this recipe for just a 3 or 4 layered 8in cake. I guess I can cut in half and that should be more than enough batter?

    1. Danielle it’s like you read my mind!! Haha I’m actually working on that this month, and am hoping to have it up soon! Stay tuned 🙂

  194. Yes please would love to know how to make this as a 3 layer 6in (small batch cake!) Could you use your amazing vanilla small batch cake and add the strawberry powder? Love all you cakes and love trying the weekly on in my inbox!?

  195. Ah ok! Well I’ll be baking A strawberry cake on Sunday For my nephew so I may have to just adjust this recipe and pray it works! Ha

    1. Hi Lea,

      You can, but it will definitely change the way the frosting tastes! You can add a couple teaspoons of strawberry extract in place of the strawberry powder, add a bit less heavy cream. Hope that helps, happy baking!

  196. Would we be able to use this recipe do cupcakes? If so what would you recommend? Love all of your cakes!!!

    1. Hi Symphanie,

      I haven’t tested this batter out as cupcakes, but it should bake up just fine! I’d recommend only making a half or quarter batch of batter though, this recipe would make a TON of cupcakes otherwise! Hope that helps, please let me know how they turn out if you try it!

  197. Hi! I am just wondering if I could sub gluten free flour (King Arthur measure for measure) for the regular flour?

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