Easy Rhubarb Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Janice Gill

This sounds too easy to be true but the result is a truly beautiful dessert with an excellent flavour. I found it in Mastercook while searching for something to serve for a bunch of children but the adults loved it too. The originator is a Francis Bolton. Bless her, whoever she is! Be sure and bake it enough. If the top is dark it doesn't matter, no-one sees it.

Top Review by Cloudtears

Excellent recipe and very adaptable to other fruits. As a lover of rhubarb, I was drawn to this recipe as it wa similar to my own recipe but the jello and marshmellows were a new feature. I also tried it with sliced strawberries and it also was superb. Since rhubarb can be hard to obtain, this recipes adaptability to other fruits makes it a real plus in my book. It does require a longer baking time than normal, about 70 minutes but I am at a very high altitude so watch carefully but plan on at least 45 minutes and keep checking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Line the bottom of an ungreased 9x13- inch baking pan with enough chopped rhubarb to cover bottom.
  3. Sprinkle sugar evenly over rhubarb.
  4. Then sprinkle Jello powder and marshmallows.
  5. Prepare a standard white cake mix according to package directions.
  6. Pour the mix over ingredients in pan.
  7. Bake about 45 minutes.
  8. Let stand a few minutes and invert pan on serving sheet.

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