Door County Cherry Dessert

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

This recipe I found at a bed and breakfast in Door County, Wisconsin. This area is known for it's cherry orchards. This recipe is outstanding to serve, it is quick, simple and very good.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups tart red cherries, pitted
  • 1 -2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 yellow cake mix, with pudding
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  1. Grease a 9x13 cake pan Preheat the oven to 350 degrees LAYER ONE: Sprinkle the cherries into the pan.
  2. LAYER TWO: Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the cherries.
  3. LAYER THREE: Drizzle the melted butter evenly over the top of the cake mix.
  4. LAYER FOUR: Sprinkle the chopped pecans on top of mixture.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes.
  6. Serve warm with ice cream or with cool whip.
Most Helpful

This recipe is the geatest. So easy and what a flavor. If you like cherries you got to try this.

Tom Lambie July 10, 2001

It is easy to make and very good.

Dawn1 September 18, 2001

We liked this quick and easy dessert. I didn't have enough cherries, so I also used a can of crushed pineapple, drained. The reason I gave it four stars is because ..i feel the baking time is off. I would go with 40 mn. then see. Thanks for posting!

pammyowl June 02, 2013