Easy Dr. Pepper Cake Recipe

Easy Dr. Pepper Cake Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: I Scream for Buttercream via Youtube


Have you ever imagined what would be a Dr. Pepper cake would taste like? Try this Dr. Pepper cake recipe from I Scream for Buttercream on Youtube! It’s an easy, from-scratch recipe that will surely make your mouth water. With its super soft texture and luscious frosting, this will quickly become your next favorite dessert. Share this with your family and friends today! Watch the video tutorial below to learn the full recipe.



For the cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 & 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup Dr. Pepper
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

For the frosting:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 & 1/2 sticks)
  • 5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup Dr. Pepper
  • 4 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease your 13×9 inch pan with butter. Next, add 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 cups of sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt to a large bowl. Whisk it lightly, then add 1 & 1/2 cups of mini marshmallows. After this, in a pan, add 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, 1 cup of Dr. Pepper, 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, and 1/4 cup of cocoa powder. Bring it to a boil while stirring frequently. Pour the Dr. Pepper mixture over the dry ingredients. Mix it well, then set it aside. Next, add 1 tsp of baking soda to a mixing jug with 1/2 cup of buttermilk. Mix well. Pour this mixture into the cake batter. Add 1 tsp vanilla extract and 2 eggs. Mix it well to combine.

Mixing the dry ingredients for the Dr. Pepper cake recipe
Image credits: I Scream for Buttercream via Youtube


Step 2

Pour the cake batter into the greased pan and spread it out evenly. Place it in the preheated oven at 350 degrees F and bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Now, while it’s baking, make the frosting. Add 4 cups of confectioner’s sugar to a medium bowl and set it aside. Next, in a pan, add 3/4 cup of unsalted butter, 5 tbsp cocoa powder, and 1/3 cup of Dr. Pepper. Mix it and bring it to a boil. Pour this over the confectioner’s sugar and whisk it using a handheld mixer. After whisking, add 1 tsp of vanilla extract and continue whisking. After 40 minutes, remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for 15 minutes, then pour the warm frosting over the cake. Spread it out nicely. Let the frosting set up before serving.

Making the frosting for the Dr. Pepper cake
Image credits: I Scream for Buttercream via Youtube

Easy Dr. Pepper Cake Recipe

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