Big Red Cake Recipe 1 box yellow cake mix 2 sm. boxes vanilla instant pudding 2 sm. boxes cherry gelatin 1 can Big Red soda 1 (8 oz.) tub Cool Whip Bake in 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake cake according to box directions. Remove from oven and poke holes in it with a toothpick. Immediately pour mixture of gelatin, 1/2 cup hot water and 1/2 cup Big Red over top. Cool. When completely cool top with mixture of Cool Whip and pudding mixed according to box directions.