Fantakuchen (Fanta Cake) a Popular German Cake Made With Fanta!

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

If was a loser who feels like they just cannot bake, like all those Rachael Ray fans. This was a recipe that was served at my friend in Germany's birthday. It's so good! You GOTTA try this! This will be your new favourite cake! Re: the picture of this recipe I submitted, I am very sorry that the only photo I have the cake is 1/2 eaten. We had just taken it out of the oven, and I went to get my friend's camera, (which only took 2 minutes) and that's what was left. There was a line of people trying to get a 2nd helping after they inhaled their first piece, and I had to ask them to "please wait - I really need to get a picture before it's all gone". So, that's what happened. Sorry about that guys. It really looked so beautiful BEFORE people began to inhale it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar (If possible Try to use Vanilla Sugar, it's sold in the baking aisle in yellow envelopes under the 'D)
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup oil (Sunflower is best. Any "light oil" like vegetable oil. Please don't use any of the "olive" oils beca)
  • orange, flavour
  • 1 12 cups fanta orange soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (you don't need this if you used vanilla sugar, but if you REALLY like vanilla a lot, go ahead and ad)
  • 1 (15 ounce) cansliced peaches, drained
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup whipped cream (That Vanilla Sugar I told you about earlier, right next to it in a blue envelope is something called)
  • 13 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • cinnamon


  1. For the cake: mix together the eggs, sugar, vanilla and oil. Add flour and then Fanta and mix well. At the end, mix in the baking soda then turn immediately into an ungreased 9 X 13 inch pan. Bake at 350°F for 30-45 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool.
  2. For icing: Whip cream until stiff and then fold in the soured cream and powdered sugar and "Whip it"/"Sahnesteif". Put peaches on the cake and then top with the icing. Serve chilled.
  3. Note: People in the United States should NOT be looking for "Sahnesteif", they should be looking for "Whip it". If you're in a German speaking country - you should be looking for "Sahnesteif" not "Whip it". No matter if you are in America or Europe - it's in the baking aisle and "Whip it"/"Sahnesteif" is ALWAYS in a blue envelope right next to the yellow envelopes of Vanilla Sugar. If your store doesn't sell it - you can always buy it off the internet.
Most Helpful

Mmmmm... My German students made this cake for a food day in class. The guys did a great job and the class loved the cake. Thanks for sharing!!

karamikel May 26, 2010

My sons and I made this cake last year to celebrate our German heritage at International dinner day for our church. It was a big hit and everyone loved it. We are planning to make it again this year. I wasn't to sure about an orange cake made with soda but it was FANTAstic!!!

shane4joyce April 06, 2009

Thank you very much for this recipe. It looked so attractive and original l put it on my favorites untill l had the time or ocation to make. Im from portugal and here fanta is kind of scarce,sooo, l used Sumol instead.Thats the only change l made to the recipe, other then that l followed to the T. My son and husband are dying to eat it..(so am l) Thanks and keep posting these orignal recpies they are fantastic. (no pun intended)

babyiguana February 05, 2008