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Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Make this incredible rhubarb upside-down cake for a delicious dessert that deceptively simple to make! Everyone will love it, especially when you serve it with some frosty ice cream or a heavenly dollop of whipped topping!


  • 4 cups finely diced rhubarb
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Red food coloring
  • 1 18.5 ounce package white cake mix
  • Eggs, oil, and water as directed on cake mix
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Finely dice 4 cups rhubarb. Place in mixing bowl or dish.
  • Add 1 cup sugar.
  • Add 6 tablespoons melted butter.
  • Add several drops red food coloring.
  • Mix.
  • Place rhubarb mixture into 9″ x 13″ pan. Spread rhubarb mixture equally. Grease the pan if it is metal, though if you use the Rada Rectangular Baker, grease isn’t necessary.
  • Add 1 package prepared white cake mix to top of rhubarb mixture. Place in oven. Bake for 35 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat. Loosen edges and carefully invert onto a large platter. Serve your Rhubarb Upside Down Cake warm or cold, topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping. Enjoy!