Dump Cake Recipe

Dump Cake Recipe

How to make dump cake?

Ok- we know the name isn’t too appealing. But after you taste this cake, you’ll forget all associations with dumping!


Is she expecting a baby boy? Serve this cake and decorate your venue with toy dump trucks. Consider filling the back of a truck with snack mix or baby shower mints.

Dump Cake Recipe


  • 1 21-ounce can of cherry pie filling
  • 1 15-ounce can of crushed pineapple
  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • Nuts and coconut, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In 9 x 13-inch pan, dump cherry pie filling, pineapple, and yellow cake mix, in layers.
  3. Sprinkle on nuts and coconut if desired.
  4. Next, cut butter into pats and lay on top of cake mix.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on your oven.
  6. Allow to cool before serving.
  7. This cake needs no frosting, but consider topping it with whipped cream.