Dump Cake (Only 3 Ingredients!)

Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 3 mins
Cook 1 hr

I remember the first time I had this at a picnic! My sister brought it and everyone raved about it. I could not believe it when I found out you dumped all of 3 ingredients into a pan (no bowls or mixing) and just baked it! It's really great and just too easy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (20 ounce) cans cherry pie filling
  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) box chocolate cake mix or 1 (18 1/2 ounce) box devil's food cake mix, unprepared
  • 34 cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Dump cherry pie filling into 13 x 9 inch cake pan.
  3. Spread out evenly in pan.
  4. Sprinkle cake mix evenly over filling.
  5. Drizzle butter over top.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Serve in pan.


Most Helpful

This was an interesting dessert. Very easy to make. I made it one evening and we had it the next afternoon. The cake was crispy. The next day we had it after dinner, by then the cake was a bit more moist and had soaked more of the cherry flavor into it. It was delicious. I recommend waiting a day or so before you eat this if you can help yourself.

Missy Wright August 05, 2002

This was so easy!! I used raspberry pie filling instead, what a wonderful dessert!!! Great tasting, everyone loved it!!

karla1 May 27, 2002

We loved it! The cake gets kind of crunchy instead of cakey. I served it warm with a scoop of Cherry Cordial ice cream on top. It tasted just like I was eating a big bowl of Cherry Garcia. It doesn't get much better than that!

Malriah June 03, 2002

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