Suzi's Strawberry Soda Pop Cake

Fresh strawberries

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins
Servings: 12 servings

This strawberry cake is made with a cake mix and strawberry soda, along with strawberry flavored gelatin. Try making this flavorful dish the next time you're planning to go out on a hot summer day or want to impress your kids with a deliciously sweet treat.


  • 1 box yellow cake mix (or white)
  • 1 large package strawberry Jell-O (or 2 small)
  • 1 cup water (boiling)
  • 1 cup strawberry soda pop
  • 1 large container cool whip
  • Garnish: fresh strawberries

Steps to Make It

  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; bake in a 13x9x2-inch pan. While still warm, puncture cake with a fork, about every 2 inches.

  2. Combine Jell-O and boiling water. Stir to dissolve. Add strawberry soda pop to Jell-O and stir. Pour over cake while warm.

  3. Spread the cool whip over the cooled strawberry cake before you serve.

  4. Serve with a few fresh strawberries for garnish.