Caramel Pecan Apple Dump Cake

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Jane Patrick

By
@jane2012

I came up with this recipe to take to our family get together at Christmas this year. Feel free to tweak it anyway you want.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Dump cakes are an extremely easy and popular dessert. This caramel apple version is amazing. It's a cross between an apple fritter and pecan pie. Typically dump cakes just use a fruit filling, but this recipe includes thinly sliced apples which (along with chopped pecans) add texture to the cake. Apple juice amps up the apple flavor. Yum!

Note: For appearance, we topped the cake with additional pecans. A delicious option if you want to try when serving, too. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 - 2
    Granny Smith apples (you'll need 1 cup of paper-thin sliced apples)
  • 1/2 c
    apple juice
  • 1 can(s)
    apple pie filling (16 oz)
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 6 tsp
    cinnamon, divided
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp
    caramel topping (for ice cream)
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix (15.25 oz)
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    brown sugar

How to Make Caramel Pecan Apple Dump Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Thinly slice 1 or 2 medium-sized Granny Smith apples. Place into a 9x13 baking dish.
  2. Add apple pie filling and apple juice.
  3. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon over apple mixture.
  4. Cut cream cheese into pats and place over apples.
  5. Sprinkle pecans and drizzle with caramel topping.
  6. Add dry cake mix.
  7. Top with pats of butter.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon and brown sugar.
  9. Bake at 350 for approx 40 mins - 1 hour depending on your oven.

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About Caramel Pecan Apple Dump Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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