Dr. Pepper Cherry Marshmallow Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by TeksGlutes

This is on my 'to bake' list. It sounds so good! This is a self icing cake!

Top Review by PennaDutchBoy

I made this cake but it did not look anything like the photo. The cake, due to the jello, was pink/red and the cherries/jello mixture baked to a dark thin layer on the bottom. When I made my first cut I got a bit upset. I thought it scorched. In reality it was just a dark gelatinous layer from the dark cherries. But it has a great texture and taste I will make this again.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans dark sweet cherries, pitted, drained, reserving syrup

  • 34 cup reserved cherry syrup
  • 14 cup Dr. Pepper cola
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cherry Jell-O
  • 18 teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cherry Jell-O
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 34 cup Dr. Pepper cola
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. Arrange cherries evenly on bottom of a greased 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the cherry syrup, 1 package of cherry Jello and 1/4 cup Dr. Pepper; gently heat until Jello is dissolved.
  4. Add almond extract and cool slightly.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine yellow cake mix, 1 pack cherry Jello, oil, eggs and 3/4 cup Dr. Pepper. Beat on high for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Pour cooled Jello mixture over cherries in pan.
  7. Sprinkle evenly with the miniature marshmallows and then carefully and evenly spoon the batter mix over the marshmallows.
  8. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Cool on rack for 45 minutes. Chill 3-4 hours.

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