Soda Pop Cake

A white cake with strawberry gelatin and whipped topping makes a great summer cake that is nice and cool.

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×13 inch pan


1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 (6 ounce) package strawberry flavored Jell-O®
16 fluid ounces strawberry flavored carbonated beverage
1 (5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/2 cups milk
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    40 mins


    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Prepare cake according to package instructions for a 9×13 inch pan. remove from oven and poke holes in the cake with a wooden skewer or toothpick.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine boiling water with strawberry gelatin. Stir until dissolved and allow to cool slightly. Pour in the strawberry flavored carbonated beverage. Pour slowly over cake, allowing it to soak in. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. To make the Frosting: In a medium bowl combine pudding and milk. Beat until well blended and thickened. Fold in the thawed whipped topping. Spread on cake. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.


Calories: 185 kcal
Carbohydrates: 33.5 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Fat: 5 g
Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 2.2 g
Sodium: 265 mg