Looking for a sweet treat that is buttery and crunchy on top and ooey-gooey fruity in the center? Making a dump cake only takes a few minutes, therefore it’s in the oven baking, bubbling with a buttery aroma filling the kitchen in a few minutes.
Dump Cake Recipe
To make an easy dump cake gather your ingredients and tools.
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- One can 15 oz crushed pineapple
- 1 can 28 oz Cherry Pie Filling
- One yellow cake mix
- 1 cup chopped pecans (or omit)
- 1 stick of butter sliced
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Grease your baking dish with cooking spray (this is the one I used) to ensure the cake does not stick.
Cherry Dump Cake
- 1 16 oz Can of crushed pineapple
- I 28 oz Can Cherry Pie filling
- 1 18 oz Yellow cake mix
- 1 cup Chopped pecans
- 1 stick butter
- Preheat oven to 350 (f) degrees.
- Grease 9" by 11" pan
- Add crushed pineapple (do not drain) to the pan and spread it out evenly
- Add the cherry pie filling on top of crushed pineapple and spread it out evenly
- Mix the chopped nuts into the cake mix and sprinkle over fruit
- Slice one stick of butter into pats of butter and dot the top of the cake mix
- Place pan in a preheated 350-degree oven for 45 to 55 minutes
How Long do You Cook a Dump Cake
The cook time could vary depending on the size of your pan. Usually, a 9″ by 11″ casserole dish bakes in 45 minutes (up to 55 minutes).
However, when making this recipe in a dutch oven and cooking it over a campfire the time varies according to the temperature and the pan. Make sure you use the lid and add coals to the top of the lid. Check for doneness at 20 minutes.
More Cake Options
The basic dump cake recipe can be altered by substituting a white cake mix or a chocolate cake mix.
The fruit pie fillings can be changed to apple pie filling, peach, or blueberry pie filling. You can omit the nuts or add any type you like, besides, you can add shredded coconut.
If you prefer more butter add a half stick of butter and you can also melt the butter and drizzle it on the top before baking.
Our favorite way to serve the cake is warm with ice cream and whipped cream.
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