Strawberry Upside Down Cake

This strawberry upside-down cake is a delicious, flavorful recipe—a yellow cake mix paired with strawberry jello, fresh strawberries, and mini marshmallows. Serve this strawberry cake with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream on the side.

Strawberry Upside Down cake with a blue stove in the background

This cake reminds me of a pineapple upside-down cake but with a twist. I love a boxed cake mix dessert that is so easy to make. Check out my strawberry poke cake; it is a great one.

This dessert is easy to make if you need a last-minute dessert to prepare for unexpected guests. You will find that this is a cake that can be served all year round, from a summer cookout to a family reunion potluck. Or if you like to have baked goods in your kitchen, try this cake out.

Ingredients Needed

Here is a quick look at what you need to make this strawberry upside down cake.

  • Strawberries – I used fresh strawberries that I crushed up. You can use a blender or food processor to break up the berries quickly.
  • Strawberry Jello – Grab a box of jello to add even more strawberry flavor to this dessert.
  • Mini Marshmallows – Grab a few cups of mini marshmallows to sprinkle over the bottom of the cake pan.
  • Cake Mix—For the base of the Cake, you can grab any brand of yellow cake mix. You will use the ingredients it calls for on the back of the box.
Strawberry Upside Down Cake on a green plate with a dollop of whipped cream on the side. There is a blue stove in the background

Variations to Recipe

Feel free to look through the variations and pick and choose what you would like to change the flavor of this cake. Or keep the recipe the same as the recipe card.