Cherry Marshmallow Magic Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Hey I live near Door County, how can I not have a few cherry recipes here? This cake is cool. The cherries sink to the bottom and the marshmallows melt and rise to the top for a glaze on this easy, tasty cake! *Note: I used a Betty Crocker Super Moist White cake mix for this. Other types of Cake mixes with pudding in the mix may require additional baking time. EDIT: The marshmallow flavor isn't really pronounced. It's the magic in how they rise up make everything come together.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare cake mix. Beat cake mix, water, oil, and eggs in a large bowl on LOW speed for 30 seconds, then on MEDIUM speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Set aside.
  2. Spray a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with vegetable spray. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Sprinkle marshmallows evenly over the bottom of the pan. Pour batter over marshmallows.
  4. Spoon cherry filling evenly over cake batter.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Top of cake will be bubbly and marshmallows will be sticky.
  7. Let cool before serving.
Most Helpful

I used the Betty Crocker Vanilla cake mix. I also used pitted cherries as I was not sure what pie filling was, but thought these might be one and the same. The marshmallows did rise to the top creating a very pretty effect on the top of the cake. I found the cake fell apart a little bit when cutting, but overall this is a very quick and easy and quite tasty recipe.

Tisme December 08, 2008

Very good. One question is where you suppose to be able to taste the marshmallows because I couldn't tell it had marshmallows in it.

texasmom61 August 09, 2007