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Easy Cherry Dump Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy recipe for the perfect dessert? This cherry dump cake is perfect anytime you’re craving a sweet treat. This is the easiest dessert recipe that’s always a family favorite!

Dump cake recipes are the best kind of recipes. They’re one of the easiest desserts, always turning out delicious. This cherry dump cake recipe is one of my favorite things.

Dump cake is one of those desserts that’s super easy to make and always a crowd pleaser. It’s perfect for those times when you need a quick treat, made with ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. 

The flavor of this rich, moist cake is sure to please any appetite. Cherry dump cakes are perfect for a special occasion, holiday gatherings or summer dinner parties and also make a wonderful weeknight treat!

Just dump the ingredients into a baking dish and bake for about 30 minutes for a quick dessert.

A cherry dump cake is a simple dessert recipe that is made by dumping cans of cherry pie filling into a baking dish, topping it with a boxed cake mix and butter. The result is an ultra moist, fruity, and slightly crumbly cake that’s impossible to resist.

Of course, you can’t forget the best part – a scoop of ice cream on top of the dump cake!

What is a Dump Cake? 

A dump cake is a dessert that’s made by dumping a variety of ingredients into a baking dish and then baking it. The end result is a cake-like dessert with a variety of flavors and textures.

The most common ingredients that are used in dump cakes are canned fruit (such as pineapples, peaches, or cherries), cake mix, butter, and nuts. However, variations on the recipe are endless, so feel free to get creative!

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How to make an Easy Cherry Dump Cake 

Simple Ingredients You Will Need: 

Instructions:

Prepare a cake pan or baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. 

“Dump” in your fruit filling on the bottom of the pan.

Then sprinkle the box of yellow cake mix over the cherry filling,

Sprinkle some cinnamon over the top.


Pour melted butter on top of the cake mix.

Bake your delicious dessert in a preheated oven at 350 for about 45 minutes or until the cake looks bubbly and golden brown. 

How to Enjoy Cherry Dump Cake

There’s no wrong way to enjoy a cherry dump cake! But, topped with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream will take this easy dump cake recipe to new levels of deliciousness.

How to Store Your Cherry Dump Cake

This easy dessert recipe is delicious, but it can also be enjoyed from the fridge. For best results, cover this tasty dessert with plastic wrap and store for up to 4 days. 

Can You Make a Dump Cake in the Crock Pot? 

You can totally make this dessert in the slow cooker! Cook on low for 4 hours or high 2.

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Cherry Dump Cake Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes
Looking for an easy recipe for the perfect dessert? This cherry dump cake is perfect anytime you're craving a sweet treat. This is the easiest dessert recipe that's always a family favorite!

Ingredients

  • A box of vanilla cake mix 

  • A can of cherry pie filling 

  • 1 cup butter

  • Cinnamon

Instructions

    Prepare a 9x13 cake pan 
    "Dump" in your cherry pie filling 
    "Dump" your cake mix over the filling 
    Sprinkle some cinnamon over the top 
    Slice butter and sprinkle over top. 
    Bake cherry dump cake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until the cherry dump cake looks bubbly and golden brown. 

Notes

How to Enjoy Cherry Dump Cake

There's no wrong way to enjoy a cherry dump cake! But, topped with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream will take this easy dump cake recipe to new levels of deliciousness.

How to Store Your Cherry Dump Cake

This easy dessert recipe is delicious, but it can also be enjoyed from the fridge. For best results, cover this tasty dessert with plastic wrap and store for up to 4 days. 

Can You Make a Dump Cake in the Crock Pot? 

You can totally make this dessert in the slow cooker! Cook on low for 4 hours or high 2.

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Jeanne

Monday 15th of August 2022

Can I use white jiffy cake mix in this recipe

momma lew

Tuesday 16th of August 2022

I have never used this, but I am assuming so.

Julie Lang

Sunday 3rd of July 2022

Is it 1 Cup of melted butter OR 1 Cup of butter melted?

momma lew

Sunday 3rd of July 2022

You will want to measure out 1 cup of butter into a microwaveable bowl and then melt it.

Valerie

Tuesday 19th of April 2022

What do you do if the cake isn't mixed dry

momma lew

Tuesday 19th of April 2022

I am sorry I am not sure what you mean?

Robyn Ruston

Monday 21st of February 2022

Do you have to keep fridgerated

momma lew

Monday 21st of February 2022

If you'd like to, but you don't have to.

Sandra

Friday 14th of January 2022

Can you use yellow cake mix?

momma lew

Tuesday 18th of January 2022

Sure can!

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