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CrypTalk (05): Is It Worth To Buy A Piece Of CAKE?

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Written by   1740
10 months ago

March 1, 2021

This CAKE seemed so yummy that it bloomed recently. I have learned about this coin from @PVMihalache and many thought it has the potential to grow in the future.


As I DYOR about it, I stumbled on this article of https://cointobuy.io/pancakeswap. Based on their analysis about pancakes was, it has a +72.7% expected return with the potential price of $16.23.

PancakeSwap Historical Data based on cointobuy.io

The Twitter Citation rank of 100/100 and social media following rank of 73/100 gives the strongest factors for this. Its historical charts also show that CAKE has a strong possibility to reach an all-time high price again in the future.


What is Pancakeswap, and why are people buying a piece of CAKE lately?

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PancakeSwap is a decentralized exchange used for swapping BEP20 tokens on Binance Smart Chain (BCS). To get a grasp about it, PancakeSwap is similar to UniSwap and SushiSwap but incorporates more features that let the users earn rewards.

Just like the others, this food-based farming craze has attracted users in the crypto space recently and allows the users to stake their funds to get the protocol’s tokens in return.

The PancakeSwap token CAKE was launched in September 2020 on Binance Smartchain (BSC). The CAKE's main function is to incentivize liquidity provision to the PancakeSwap platform.


What is good in PancakeSwap?

  • The PancakeSwap exchange

PancakeSwap uses an Automated Market Maker (AMM) model where users can trade against a liquidity pool. The pools are filled with users’ funds and users receive liquidity provider (LP) tokens in return. The tokens can then be used to reclaim their share and get a portion of the trading fees. So we can trade BEP-20 tokens, or add liquidity and earn rewards.

  • Adding Liquidity

You need to add liquidity first to the exchange to farm CAKE.

  • Simply go to the menu bar, then click Trade.

  • Click Liquidity and Add Liquidity, and select the token pair that you want to deposit.

  • Tap the 'Unlock Wallet' button and you will see some options like TrustWallet, Binance Chain Wallet, WalletConnect, and even an Ethereum wallet Metamask is included.

Tap the 'Learn how to connect' if you wish to know how to perform the method.

And make sure that you know about impermanent loss before adding liquidity to a pool. PancakeSwap LPs can also earn FLIP tokens, which can be staked too!

  • Farming

PancakeSwap also allows users to farm its governance token – CAKE such as:
CAKE – BNB LP
BUSD – BNB LP
BETH – ETH LP
USDT – BUSD LP
USDC – BUSD LP
BCH-BNB LP
DAI – BUSD LP
LINK – BUSD LP
TWT – BNB LP
And more...

Once you have deposited your LP tokens, you can lock them up and earn CAKE in return. For example, CAKE – BNB LP will let you earn 128.94% APR and has total liquidity of $425,293,930. The BOR-BNB LP has 671.39% APR and total liquidity of $4,106,359. And I found BCH-BNB LP with 77.64% APR and total liquidity of $8,874,156. To do that;

  • Just simply navigate to the Farm section and choose an option that will match your LP tokens.

  • Click 'Approve Contract' and a transaction page with the corresponding fee will appear.

  • Confirm the transaction and choose an amount you want to stake.

You can harvest your CAKE rewards at any time by just clicking the 'harvest' button.

And at the time of writing, 71 different governance-tokens can be farmed on PancakeSwap.

  • CAKE Staking on Syrup Pool

There is more here, PancakeSwap allows users to earn more. This is such a yummy CAKE! Users can stake their farmed CAKE on the Syrup Pool to earn new tokens or the CAKE itself and rewards are calculated per block. You can currently earn this list of tokens on their Syrup POOL, and of course, it includes the CAKE itself.

  • CAKE Pool

  • BOR Pool

  • bOPEN Pool

  • DODO Pool

  • SWINGBY Pool

  • BRY Pool

  • ZEE Pool

  • SWGb Pool

  • SFP Pool

  • LINA Pool

  • LIT Pool

  • HGET Pool

  • BDO Pool

  • UST Pool

  • DITTO Pool

And there's good news! Because CAKE can be bought on exchanges now like Binance. You don't need to Farm to get CAKEs.

  • All you need to do is to deposit your CAKE to your TrustWallet account.

  • Then, navigate to the Syrup Pool and choose the token where you want to stake your CAKE.

  • Hit the 'Approve Cake' button and confirm your transaction.

You can unstake your cake and harvest your rewards anytime.

By the way, on the CAKE Pool, you can compound your earned CAKE to get more CAKE. Just tap the 'Compound' button and you're good to go.

Note:

  • In farming and staking on PancakeSwap, you need to have BNB on your TrustWallet to pay the fees.

  • Some farmers are roaming around the pool to look for a token with a higher APR. So if you want to earn more different tokens using your CAKE, you can unstake it from the current pool then move to another pool to earn another token. You can do it once you have gained enough from your current pool. By this process, you will be able to earn different tokens using your CAKE. You may choose the pool with a higher APR to get higher rewards. Or you can simply spread your CAKE on different pools to earn different tokens at a time.

  • Lottery


The PancakeSwap also has a lottery where users can spend some of their CAKE to get a chance to win additional prizes. Each lottery ticket costs 10 CAKE and there is no entry limit for this. The users will get a random 4 digit combination with each digit between 1-14 for every ticket they bought. They can also choose to enter a multiple of 10 CAKE, which will buy them multiple tickets.

How to win:

To win the lottery jackpot (50% of the entire lottery pool), participants need to match all 4 winning numbers on their tickets in the same position. It is the same process in betting on a lottery in the real world. And if you don’t match all 4 winning numbers, you still have a chance to win as long as you match 2 or more numbers in the correct position.

To know further details about their lottery, you can visit these links:

https://docs.pancakeswap.finance/lottery-1?_gl=1

https://docs.pancakeswap.finance/how-to-take-part-in-the-pancakeswap-lottery

  • Initial Farm Offering (IFO)

Users can also take part in the IFO where they can buy new tokens using CAKE-BNB LP tokens.

The project gets the BNB, PancakeSwap burns the CAKE then participants will get the tokens.

  • Participants need CAKE-BNB LP tokens to participate.

  • CAKE tokens equating to half of the total funds raised will be burned forever: If the full $1,000,000 USD allocation is raised, then $500,000 of CAKE tokens will be burned.

You can also lauch your project with PancakeSwap, Binance Smart Chain’s most-used AMM project and liquidity provider, to bring your token directly to the most active and rapidly growing community on BSC.

To know more about IFO, simply visit this link: https://pancakeswap.finance/ifo


Is it worth to buy a piece of CAKE?

At the time of writing, the PancakeSwap is tradable at $9.55 USD with a trading volume of $310,091,020 and a live market cap of $1,202,116,626 USD. It has a circulating supply of 125,867,114 CAKE coins.

The CAKE rose its rank from #691 last October 2020 to #51 this year on CoinMarketCap. And from its lowest price $0.0002318 last September 2020, it has able to surpass the $1 price after a month but eventually goes down back to cents. However, this year, it continued to go up from $1.22 last January 25th to its ATH price of $21.41 just 10 days ago. And it is a big surge in just a month. It is currently down though due to the market crash, but the same with other coins, it will eventually recover.

You can check its historical data of PancakeSwap here: https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/pancakeswap/historical-data/.

CAKE STATS on PANCAKESWAP:

Total CAKE Suppy: 126,323,867

Total CAKE Burned: 74,465,372

New CAKE/block: 25

Total Value Locked (TVL): $2,914,371,172

(Across all LPs and Syrup Pools)


Closing Thoughts:

PancakeSwap has been audited by CertiK by it does not mean that it's safe. Well, any investment in a smart contract really carries the risk of bugs. So do not ever invest more than what you can afford to lose.

And PancakeSwap is the biggest AMM project on Binance Smart Chain (BSC) with some innovative features. With its good performances based on its historical data and analysis, the coin really has a big potential to grow in the near future. The more project launch on its IFO and Pools, the higher the demand, and the more chances to drive its price higher.

So there's no harm in trying to bite a piece of CAKE 🥞. It's tasty anyway with its different flavors of Syrup Pool that anyone would love to take a spoon of it.

Reference:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/academy.binance.com/en/articles/a-guide-to-pancakeswap.amp

Disclaimer:

I am not a financial advisor and this 
the article is for educational purposes 
only.
Always make your own due diligence when 
investing in cryptocurrencies. 
Any investment involves high risks, 
so do not invest more than what you 
can afford to lose.

Thanks for reading @Jane

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Found yah...

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10 months ago

Go and get somev😁

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10 months ago

i save this for later read my system is down i and i have to leave comment .

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10 months ago

I saw it yesterday on Twitter and I don't get it. I tried tracing info about BEP20 first. I opened Binance and I failed, hahahaha

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10 months ago

so many bunnies with pancakes on their heads!

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10 months ago

Do you have one? 😅

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10 months ago

$Cake has proven itself to be a token with great potential. Its staking pools are a good way of passively earning new tokens.

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User's avatar M3i
10 months ago

I remember you mentioned about it before.. Are you still holding it?

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10 months ago

Yes. Holding it Long Term & Staking.

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User's avatar M3i
10 months ago

I love the $Cake nagsisi ako bat wla ako paki nung mababa pa huhu

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10 months ago

Kya nga. Kung kelan nagtrend saka pinansin 🤣

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10 months ago

Kaya nga nun dapat nag stake tayo twt nag start na tayo malaki na sana gains 🤦‍♀️

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10 months ago

Kya nga.. Trinansfer pa natin sa binance..pro tumubo naman salin 100+ na yung 95 ko

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10 months ago

Haay lumaki nga yung sa inyo sakin liit lang pagka benta ko 🤣

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10 months ago

Binenta mo lahat?

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10 months ago

I also want yo buy CAKE kaso mo napaatras ako nong bumagsak hanggang $10+ si cake, nagbago isip ko. Mejo natataasan pa kasi ako ee. Kaya ang ginawa ko nag stake nalang ako sa binance, tutubo pa ng ibang coins. Pero guato ko pa ring bumili 😭, saka bake sanaaaa. Ilan binili mo sau? Anong price?

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10 months ago

$13 price 🤣🤣 fomo.. Yung napanalunan ko na $50sa bityard yun binili ko.. Tas instake ko sa pancakeswap kahapon

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10 months ago

Kuuu, sayang talaga nong nakaraan. Sana noon nyo pa naisip mag buy, nag $10 sya ee mahigit.

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10 months ago

Nag $9 nga eh.. Haha. Sna hinintay muna mas bumaba pa

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10 months ago

Haha dika kasi nakahintay ee, sayang un talaga naku

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10 months ago

$13 din ako hahahhaa

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10 months ago

Tas ngayon ay mas mababa pa 🤣

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10 months ago

Masyadong sunog Bale at Cake 😂 napabuy the dip dip dip

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10 months ago

Haha.. Kya nga.. Pro hintay lng. Makakarecover dn

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10 months ago

From trader to holder real quick hahaha

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10 months ago

Haha. Tama

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10 months ago

Wala na pambili madam 🤣🤣🤣

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10 months ago

Kahit ako dn naman 🤣🤣

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10 months ago

Really good and detailed guide !

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10 months ago

Thank you 😁

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10 months ago

The developers of this must be sweet junkie hahah! I love the idea of cake, pancakes, syrup and all. Im craving to explore.

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10 months ago

Cguro . visit mo may trustwallet kb? Sa dApps makikita mo

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10 months ago

Na'miss ko to. Hahaha Ang gaganda kasi ng Title. 🤣 Anyway, nagfafarm ka na din ba? Sa 10 pa mag-1 month ung akin. Dun ko lang ichecheck. Hahahaha 😂

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10 months ago

Yung napanalunan ko sa bityard pinambili ko nung 13 price. Tas bigla bagsak 🤣🤣 lol.. Kahapon ko lng inistake dun

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10 months ago