Dr. Pepper Cherry Marshmallow Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
45 mins

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

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Ingredients

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

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

  • 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

Directions

  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.