Simple Nursery Rhymes for Piano: Pat-a-cake

Part of our nursery rhymes series.

Here we present the original illustrations, printed music, printable music and MP3 audio for the nursery rhyme Pat-a-cake.

Original Printed Score

This original music appeared in the 1911 book “Our Old Nursery Rhymes”. This image is not of high enough quality to print in full size so we have provided a PDF file transcription below.

Printable PDF Transcription

This PDF file contains the transcribed music and lyrics. It can be downloaded at the link below.

MP3 Audio

Listen to the MP3 audio file below.


Pat-a-cake pat-a-cake, baker’s man!
That I will master as quick as I can
Prick it and nick it and mark it with T
And there will be plenty for baby and me
For baby and me
For baby and me
And there will be plenty for baby and me.