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4 Steps To Add CAKE To Metamask

Add CAKE To Metamask

Last updated on January 2nd, 2022

CAKE is the utility token of the Pancakeswap platform, which is used to earn liquidity rewards and to stake it for higher returns too.

If you want to view CAKE in your Metamask wallet, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you get started:

How to add CAKE to Metamask

Here are 4 steps to add CAKE to Metamask:

  1. Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain
  2. Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then ‘Import Custom Token’
  3. Copy the Binance Smart Chain contract from CoinMarketCap
  4. Double check that CAKE is detected and select ‘Add Custom Token’

Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain

The first thing you’ll need to do is to ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain on Metamask.

Metamask Select Binance Smart Chain

If you have not set up the Binance Smart Chain on your Metamask wallet, you can check out this step-by-step guide here.

Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then ‘Import Custom Token’

Once you’re on the Binance Smart Chain, the next step will be to select ‘Import Tokens‘.

Metamask Binance Smart Chain Import Token

On the Binance Smart Chain network, you are only able to import custom tokens.

Metamask Avalanche Import Custom Token

This is different from adding tokens to the Ethereum Mainnet, where you can search for and automatically add tokens like MANA or SAND.

Copy the Binance Smart Chain contract from CoinMarketCap

For the next part, you can go to the CAKE page on CoinMarketCap.

I prefer using CoinMarketCap to obtain the contract address, as it is one of the most reliable sites with regards to cryptocurrencies.

It is important that you ensure that the site where you’re obtaining the contract address from is a credible source!

There is a section called ‘Contracts‘, where you’ll see the BSC contract for CAKE.

CoinMarketCap CAKE Contract Address

You can click on the contract and it will be copied to your clipboard.

Double check that CAKE is detected and select ‘Add Custom Token’

Once you’ve copied the Contract Address, you can paste it in the ‘Token Contract Address‘ field in Metamask.

Metamask Add CAKE Auto Detect

If you pasted the correct contract address, CAKE should automatically appear as the Token Symbol.

After selecting ‘Add Custom Token‘, you will need to confirm importing CAKE one more time.

Metamask Add CAKE Confirm

Once you’ve successfully imported CAKE to your Metamask wallet, you should see it as one of your assets under the Binance Smart Chain.

Metamask Confirm Add CAKE

This will allow you to view any CAKE that you’ve deposited via the BSC!

Conclusion

While you can view the amount of CAKE that you have on the Pancakeswap platform, you can choose to add it to your Metamask wallet to view your balance too.

This process is similar to how you would add TITANO or JADE to your Metamask wallet too.


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