Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

A "delicious" dump cake! Main ingredients are: rhubarb, a yellow cake mix, & either raspberry or strawberry gelatin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan with the rhubarb.
  3. Sprinkle sugar over the rhubarb.
  4. Sprinkle dry raspberry gelatin, ( or strawberry gelatin ) which ever you prefer; over the sugar.
  5. Next, sprinkle the cake mix over the gelatin.
  6. Melt butter; pour over the cake mix.
  7. Pour the 1 cup of water over cake mix.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes.
  9. Cool completely; then chill in refrigerator.
  10. When ready to serve, invert onto plate.
  11. Top with either vanilla ice cream or Cool Whip.
  12. Serves 12 to 16.
  13. Note: If using frozen rhubarb, reduce the amount of water to 1/2 cup.
  14. This cake was baked in a gas oven.
  15. If baking in an electric oven, you may need to increase baking time; depending upon oven and altitude.
  16. Chef sheerkerry baked hers in an electric oven for 1 hour and 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

Hubby says he would eat it again. Extremely easy to make. I followed the recipe except for I only had 3 cups of rhubarb. Worked out okay but I would mix the cake mix with the water and then dump it over the rhubarb mixture so that there wouldn't be dry lumps. Turns out more like a cobbler than a cake. Thanks.

KylaM June 10, 2003

Okay, I must admit, I used this recipe as a basis for what turned out to be a fantastic alteration. I used the amount of rhubarb called for and sprinkled it with the 3/4 cup of sugar. I eliminated the gelatin, then stirred 1 cup water into a BUTTER PECAN cake mix (yes, you heard me right!). I poured this over the rhubarb and then melted a stick of butter and poured it over all. Baked it, then ate it. It is DELICIOUS!

jltdubs June 04, 2015

Love this dessert - I have made this dozens of times with the yellow cake mix it is delicious. I tried making a variation on it using Duncan Hines Strawberry Supreme cake mix and Strawberry-Banana flavor jello. Came out VERY good!

JenBlanchette June 29, 2013

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