Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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.

Cloudtears July 14, 2002

I never take the time to review recipies that I try. I am making an exception. This is the best rhubarb recipie I have ever tried. It just cooled off and I cut a piece and it is amazing. Thank you for sharing this. Now I am going to be trying to find more rhubarb to freeze!

stefanne74 June 17, 2008

I only gave this four starts instead of five because it didn't turn out quite as "pretty" as I had hoped. As far as taste goes...definitely FIVE stars! I really liked the effect of the marshmallows!

KaDo June 05, 2008

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