Grandma's Dr Pepper Cake Recipe Is Old-fashioned Southern Sweetness by 30Seconds Food

Cakes/Cupcakes Desserts
3 months ago

Grandma's Dr Pepper Cake Recipe Is Old-fashioned Southern Sweetness

If you're a fan of Dr Pepper, you are going to love this bundt cake recipe. The cake and the frosting are flavored with that soda so many crave. You'll probably need refills of this easy Dr Pepper cake recipe! This old-fashioned southern cake recipe is straight out of grandma's recipe box.

The easy Dr Pepper cake recipe starts with a box yellow cake mix. Instant pudding, eggs, vegetable oil, Dr Pepper and chopped pecans or walnuts are incorporated to make the cake batter. The cake batter is poured into a bundt pan before being baked in the oven for about an hour. A sweet glaze made with powdered sugar, vanilla and Dr Pepper is poured over the cooled cake.

Serve this moist cola bundt cake for dessert or with a cup of tea or coffee.

Note: 30Seconds is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes

Servings: 12



Helpful Products

Recipe Notes

  • You could try other carbonated sodas for this bundt cake recipe like Coke, Sprite, Mr. Pibb, Mountain Dew or Orange Crush. Get creative. Doesn't your favorite soda deserve being part of a cake?
  • Store the cake in an airtight container to keep is moist and fresh longer.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine all the cake ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together. 
  2. Pour the batter into a greased bundt pan. 
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Pour the glaze over the cooled cake.
  4. To make the glaze, put the powdered sugar and vanilla in a small bowl.  Add enough Dr Pepper to make a thin, pourable glaze. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 281

Total Fat: 15.1g

Saturated Fat: 2.9g

Cholesterol: 124mg

Sodium: 222mg

Total Carbohydrate: 27.6g

Dietary Fiber: 0.8g

Total Sugars: 23.7g

Protein: 5.3g

Vitamin D: 12mcg

Calcium: 36mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 91mg

Recipe cooking times, nutritional information and servings are approximate and provided for your convenience. However, 30Seconds is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe, nor may you have the same results because of variations in ingredients, temperatures, altitude, errors, omissions or cooking/baking abilities. This recipe has been analyzed by VeryWellFit. However, any nutritional information is provided as a courtesy and it is up to the individual to ascertain accuracy. To ensure image quality, we may occasionally use stock photography.

Need to convert cooking and baking measurements? Here are some kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Easy Apricot Bundt Cake Recipe: This Moist & Delicious Apricot Cake Celebrates an Underrated Stone Fruit

Extreme Chocolate Cake Recipe Just May Be the Best Cake You'll Ever Make

Grandma's Legendary Boston Cream Pie Recipe: So Simple, Yet So Perfect

This is such a fun cake idea.
Elisa Schmitz
I'll bet this is so good. I haven't had a Dr. Pepper in years, and this is inspiring me to change that, stat! #yum

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Creamy Wild Rice Soup Recipe: You Won't Be Able to Stop Eating It

Sheet-pan Mediterranean Chicken Recipe With Roasted Vegetables & Feta