How to buy PancakeSwap (CAKE) in the UK

Learn how to buy PancakeSwap (CAKE) in our step-by-step guide.

Don't invest unless you're prepared to lose all the money you invest. This is a high-risk investment and you should not expect to be protected if something goes wrong. Take 2 mins to learn more.

PancakeSwap (CAKE) is a cryptoasset that currently ranks as the 122nd largest by market cap (that's the total value of PancakeSwap in circulation – $695.8 million).

Like all cryptoassets, it's highly volatile, and capable of major price swings in a single day. As of 20 April, CAKE is trading for $2.78 (Β£2.25), a decrease of 0.40% against $2.79 24 hours earlier. Over the past year, PancakeSwap's price has seen a decrease of 19.12%.

How to buy PancakeSwap in 4 steps

  1. Compare crypto exchanges
    The easiest way to buy PancakeSwap is from a cryptocurrency exchange. Comparing in the table below lets you find one with the features you want such as low fees, ease of use or 24-hour customer support.
  2. Create an account
    To create an account on an exchange, you will need to verify your email address and identity. Have some photo ID and your phone ready.
  3. Make a deposit
    Once verified, you can deposit funds using the payment method that best suits you – cryptocurrency, bank and card payments are widely accepted.
  4. Buy PancakeSwap
    You can now exchange your funds for PancakeSwap. On easier-to-use exchanges, this is as simple as entering the amount you want to purchase and clicking "Buy". If you like, you can now withdraw your PancakeSwap to your personal wallet.

The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes and all you'll need is a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, photo identification and a means of payment.

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  • Large selection of cryptocurrencies
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  • No fiat deposit/withdrawal fees
  • Expansive list of digital assets
  • Available in 184+ countries

Where to buy PancakeSwap

Find an exchange to buy, sell and trade PancakeSwap by comparing deposit methods, supported fiat currencies and fees. Select "Go to site" to sign up directly with the exchange.

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Β£10

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Β£10

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These exchanges cover a wide range of cryptocurrencies, but we can’t guarantee they’ll all offer this coin.

Is it a good time to buy PancakeSwap?

Only you can make the decision about when is the best time to buy PancakeSwap. However, here are some things to consider as part of your research.

Take a look at the fundamentals of PancakeSwap. What type of coin is it? Utility, payment or governance token etc? How large is its market cap? How many coins are in circulation? All this will help you to understand how PancakeSwap works and how much risk is involved.

Also consider how has performed so far. Our charts below show you PancakeSwap's performance over time as well as its all time high.

Recent PancakeSwap developments

December: PancakeSwap has announced its Inital Farm Offering (IFO) 3.0 and new IFO cake pool is now live. Users staking CAKE in an IFO stake pool earn IFO credits which secure commitment limits in the next IFO sale.
October 2021: PancakeSwap released its first NFT set, along with an NFT marketplace hosted on the platform. The first form of the marketplace only allowed for the transaction of native NFTs. However, upgrades are planned to improve interoperability.

PancakeSwap to USD and GBP calculator

Our calculator works out how much PancakeSwap would be worth in USD and GBP, depending on how much you hold or are looking to purchase.

CAKE price last updated 20 April 2024, 09:04 UTC.

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Frequently asked questions

*Cryptocurrencies aren't regulated in the UK and there's no protection from the Financial Ombudsman or the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Your capital is at risk. Capital gains tax on profits may apply.

Cryptocurrencies are speculative and investing in them involves significant risks - they're highly volatile, vulnerable to hacking and sensitive to secondary activity. The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. This content shouldn't be interpreted as a recommendation to invest. Before you invest, you should get advice and decide whether the potential return outweighs the risks. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the cryptocurrencies discussed.

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