Dump Cake

by leanneja on November 15, 2010 · 7 comments

in Recipes

I might have to think about renaming this dessert. It doesn’t sound very appetizing, does it? The ease and yumminess make up for the name though. 

This is all you need:

1 large can crushed pinapple

1 large can cherry pie filling

1 box yellow cake mix (keep dry)

1 cup butter

1 cup coconut

1 cup nuts

In an ungreased 9 x 13″ pan, layer each ingredient in order.

Don’t mix the ingredients together, just dump them on top of each other (hence, the name).

I only add nuts and coconut to half the cake because I have some picky eaters. 

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

You can top with cool whip or ice cream, but I didn’t have either. I always have the ingredients for dump cake though.

My family loves it. We ate the whole cake last night.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

leah November 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm

My grandma used to make this same cake. It is good!

somedaycrafts November 15, 2010 at 4:14 pm

I LOVE Dump cake. I’ve never had a name for it until right now! so yummy!

Julie @ Michael Creations November 15, 2010 at 5:02 pm

That looks AMAZING! I will absolutely have to try it…nothing is better than a delicious and super easy dessert recipe! Thanks for sharing!

carrie garvin November 16, 2010 at 10:25 am

Sounds fabulous! Since I’m allergic to pineapple- I’m wondering what I could sub for this ingredient???

jamie November 16, 2010 at 7:30 pm

we do a pumpkin dump cake.
http://milkallergymom.blogspot.com/2010/11/allergy-free-pumpking-dump-cake.html

now i bought the ingredients to try yours. i’m always excited for dairy and egg free recipes my boys can have. thanks! :)

Rae December 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm

I make this all the time. I don’t use the pineapple…instead I use one can apple and one can cherry. I also skip the nuts. Great with vanilla ice cream on top.

Susan February 3, 2013 at 8:50 am

I just made this, but I substituted mini chocolate chips for the nuts.

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