Birthday Cake Slime Recipe

You won’t believe how simple it is to whip up a batch of slime with this birthday cake slime recipe! It’s perfect for birthday parties and playdates.

Slime is a fun hands-on activity for preschoolers. This chocolate cake slime smells so yummy! It’s a fun way to sneak in some science fun for your birthday parties, play dates, or every day.

You won't believe how simple it is to whip up a batch of slime with this birthday cake slime recipe! It's perfect for birthday parties and playdates.

Birthday Cake Slime Recipe

Slime is a fun activity for preschoolers. Preschoolers can help pour and mix the ingredients, or you can make it ahead of time. 

If you’d like to use this birthday slime as a party favor, you can store it in mine mason jars or large baby food jars. Then, just tie a tag around it, and let party guests take them home. 

What You’ll Need

• 1 airtight container

• 1 c. white glue

• 1 cup shaving cream

• 1 c. foaming hand wash

• 1 tsp body lotion

• ¾ tsp. baking soda

• 1 Tbsp contact lens solution

foam beads

chocolate fragrance oil

What You’ll Do

In a bowl, measure out 1 cup of white glue. You may need a small spatula to help scrape out the cup. 

Add 1 cup shaving cream. Shaving cream is a little funky to measure so a little extra won’t hurt it! 

Mix together and add 1 cup of foaming hand wash.

Mix well. Your slime should be super foamy.

Add in 1 tsp of cornstarch and about 1 tsp of body lotion. These will help your slime stretch and be fluffy.

Add in brown paint until you get the perfect chocolate color.

Pour in a few multi-colored foam beads. You don’t want a ton as these are just the ‘sprinkles’ and don’t want it to turn into a crunchy slime or foam, but add to your heart’s desire.

Drop a few drops of chocolate fragrance oil in. Your slime will smell just like a delicious cake – and it looks like a fluffy blob of funfetti icing! While it smells and looks, make sure it is not tasted!

Next add in ¾ – 1 tsp of baking soda. (Start with ¾ of a tsp and add more during kneading if you need to. Baking soda is what will thicken your slime up.)

Finally, add in contact saline solution. Start with 1 tbsp. If you need to add a bit more, you can. Saline solution makes the slime less sticky. You will know you have enough when the slime pulls away from the side of the bowl.

Knead the slime until it’s the consistency you desire, and store in an airtight container.

You won't believe how simple it is to whip up a batch of slime with this birthday cake slime recipe! It's perfect for birthday parties and playdates.


Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about birthdays. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday?Happy Birthday from The Very Hungry Caterpillar (The World of Eric Carle)Puppy Birthday to You! (Paw Patrol) (Little Golden Book)


How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? – All little dinosaurs love to get presents, and this new board book will be an immediate favorite. From birthday hats to Ceratosaurus-sized cakes, America’s young readers will laugh out loud as the celebration moves from “bad” birthday behavior to just the right amount of silliness and sharing.

Happy Birthday from The Very Hungry Caterpillar – This beautiful book features Eric Carle’s bright, colorful artwork of birthday surprises–from presents to balloons, and of course, cake–with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one.

Puppy Birthday to You! – Can the puppies from Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol throw Chase a surprise birthday party AND save Adventure Bay? 

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