If you are looking for the fastest cherry pineapple dump cake recipe, this is it. You dump all the ingredients in the baking pan and bake. Hence the name dump cake.
This amazing sweet treat is buttery and crunchy on top and ooey-gooey fruity in the center. How could anyone resist?
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. Nothing complicated about this recipe so you probably have most of the ingredients in your pantry.
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- One can 15 oz crushed pineapple
- A can 28 oz Cherry Pie Filling
- One yellow cake mix
- 1 cup chopped pecans (or omit)
- One stick of butter sliced
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Grease your baking dish with cooking spray (which I used) to ensure the cake does not stick.
Tip: You can bake this cake in a pretty seasonal casserole.
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 45 minutes (up to 55 minutes).
However, when cooking this recipe in a dutch oven, the cooking time varies over a campfire. Make sure you use the lid and add coals to the top of the cover. Check for doneness at 20 minutes.
More Cake Options
You can alter the basic dump cake recipe by substituting a white or chocolate cake mix.
You can choose different fruits and pie fillings such as apple pie filling, peach, or blueberry pie filling.
Also, 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 vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.
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