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Dr Pepper Cake Recipe: A Cherry Bundt Cake with Attitude

Buttery moist bundt cake recipe make from scratch and flavored with Dr Pepper and Maraschino cherry. Will keep, tightly wrapped, at room temperature for 3 or 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 servings
Calories 422kcal
Author Marye Audet-White


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup original Dr Pepper or Cherry Dr Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Maraschino cherries optional
  • Confectioner's sugar for dusting


  • Preheat the oven to 325F.
  • Grease a large bundt pan and dust it with flour.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Blend the flour, baking soda, and saltin a small bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Add the sugar to a mixer bowl.
  • Add the butter and beat until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  • Continue to beat on medium speed for about a minute.
  • Mix the Dr Pepper and Maraschino cherry juice.
  • With the mixer on low speed add the flour mixture alternately with the Dr Pepper mixture, beginning and ending with the flour.
  • Beat on low speed until well blended.
  • Fold in the sour cream until no what streaks remain.
  • Fold in the chopped Maraschino cherries if using.
  • Spoon into the prepared bundt pan.
  • Bake at 325F for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely and carefully loosen the sides and turn out of the pan.
  • Cool completely.
  • Dust with Confectioner's sugar.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 56.8g | Protein: 4.7g | Fat: 20.2g | Saturated Fat: 12.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 53g | Trans Fat: 0.6g | Cholesterol: 81.5mg | Sodium: 226.2mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34.7g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.6mg