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Dr Pepper Cake – Dessert Recipe

Saturday afternoon our TV was tuned into college football for most of the day and the kitchen was up and running at full speed. We invited a bunch of our friends over for watch party festivities and I made my dad’s Dr Pepper® cake which was the star of the show. We had a cute little table set up and then everyone brought a dish to add to the spread. Weekend gatherings at our house have become an almost weekly occurrence these days and I can only assume it will continue throughout the football season.

When my husband got a new job a few years ago and we had to move to his hometown, I was nervous since I didn’t know very many people. It has turned out to be an amazing thing because I have made so many friends through him and his friends. We have almost weekly gatherings at our house where we joke, laugh and always have tons of fun. I honestly love our group of friends and being the host puts me in my natural element. A family favorite cake! Dr Pepper Cake is moist and delicious with a Dr Pepper glaze.

Since we had asked everyone to bring some sort of appetizer, I did chips and dip and the delicious Dr Pepper cake. We grabbed the Dr Pepper at Publix because after all nothing goes with good friends and college football like ice-cold Dr Pepper. I got the cake recipe from my dad. It is one of his favorite desserts to make and since our family is a big fan I figured everyone else would be too. The cake was a hit and as always it was moist and delicious with a unique flavor from the Dr. Pepper.

A family favorite cake! Dr Pepper Cake is moist and delicious with a Dr Pepper glaze.

If you want to try a new recipe for your next gathering I am sharing my dad’s Dr Pepper recipe and you won’t be disappointed. (I hope this wasn’t one of his secret recipes because I am about to spill the beans!)


Glazed Dr Pepper Cake Recipe

Glazed Dr Pepper Cake Recipe


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 12oz can of Dr Pepper, 1
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • small amount of Dr Pepper for glaze


  1. -Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a bundt pan.
  2. -Mix cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, vegetable oil, 1 can of Dr Pepper, and walnuts together well and pour into greased bundt pan.
  3. -Bake for one hour.
  4. -Remove cake from oven and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
  5. -Mix powdered sugar, vanilla and a small amount of Dr Pepper, together to make a glaze.
  6. -Turn cake out of bundt pan and then spoon the glaze over top.
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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A family favorite cake! Dr Pepper Cake is moist and delicious with a Dr Pepper glaze.



Friday 19th of July 2019

If you want a stronger drpepper flavor all you have to do is boild 2 cans down to 1 can. That will increase the flavor.


Thursday 17th of May 2018

I had high hopes. Everyone in my life loves this soda, including me. but the bottom line is that you can't actually taste the soda when you ear the cake. It's slightly more apparent in the glaze, but not at all where one would take a bite and guess the flavor of the cake or glaze. I'm disappointed but not all recipes are for everyone. I just honestly wish people would quit posting comments about how things appeal, and only when they have actually MADE the item in question and have things to say. Commenting about how anything but is rather pointless to those actually looking to try an item.


Saturday 15th of October 2016

looks yummy


Tuesday 4th of October 2016

This looks delicious! The perfect recipe for football watching fun! #client

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