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original dump cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sandy Bays
Bunn, NC

I have been making this cake for over 20 years. You can easily change the flavor by substituting 2 cans of pie filling for cherries and pineapple. If you use pie filling instead fruit with juice, omit the brown sugar.

(1 rating)
yield 12 -15
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For original dump cake

  • 1 can
    tart pitted cherries (15 oz.)
  • 1 can
    crushed pineapple (15 oz)
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1-2 stick
    butter or margerine (butter will make richer crust)-to cover cake mix with pats.

How To Make original dump cake

  • 1
    Dump cherries and pineapple in bottom of 13x9 pan.
  • 2
    Mix in 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar.
  • 3
    Pour dry cake mix over top of filling making sure that you cover it all.
  • 4
    Slice stick of butter and put pats all over top of cake, do not stir.
  • 5
    Bake at 350 degrees for 45 min to an hour. Cake is done when top is browned and bubbly. Enjoy