I had not made one of these easy peasy delicious desserts in a while…
But if you need a dessert in a pinch this is always a hit!
You usually have all the ingredients on hand…
You can use any type of pie filling–cherry, blueberry, strawberry, peach– the yummy possibilities are endless!
Just about any cake mix will do…yellow, butter, white, or the pineapple one I used…
I promise you just can’t go wrong!
You can even customize it
in your 9×13 pan to
Mom loves pecans –my kids do not…
so I added pecans,
to one half..
then I spooned the can of
pineapple over the
my kids love cherry pie filling
and my mom loves it a little less…
so I added a little more than
1/2 the can to the kids side
and the remainder to Mom’s side…
You can also add a yellow or
white cake mix next…
but I adore the Duncan Hines Pineapple Supreme!
I believe it takes this cake up a notch!
layer the cake mix–dry–
gently over the fruit layer…
next you will melt your butter
and pour over the dry cake mix..
it will have nice buttery roads and
paths like this!
Bake on 350 degrees for
it will be perfectly golden brown
and bubbly around the sides…
man oh man!!
When you dip the first spoonful
it is just gooey, yummy, fruity magic!
You can serve it with fresh whipped cream
or creamy vanilla ice cream..
or just plain and
piping hot right out of the oven!
And with the variations I made,
Mom was happy with her
pecans on the bottom of her side
and the boys were happy
that their side was plain and had
Love it when it’s a win, win!!
Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake Recipe
- 1 box Pineapple Supreme Cake Mix
- 18 oz crushed pineapple, not drained
- 1 can cherry pie filling
- 1 1/2 sticks of butter, melted
- 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray your 9 x 13 pan with nonstick cooking spray.
If you are using the chopped pecans, spread them on the first layer.
Next is the pineapple layer and then the cherry pie filling.
Now, gently spread the dry cake mix equally over the fruit.
Melt the butter and pour over the cake mix, trying to fully cover it all as much as possible.
Bake on 350 degrees 25-30 minutes, until brown and bubbly.
Remove to wire rack to cool for 5-10 minutes. Serve & enjoy!