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Apple Pie Filling Dump Cake

If you’re a fan of the classic flavors of apple pie but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen making a traditional pie from scratch, then an apple pie filling dump cake is the dessert for you.

This delightful treat combines the lusciousness of apple pie filling with the simplicity of a dump cake, resulting in a mouthwatering dessert that is incredibly easy to make. With just four ingredients and minimal preparation time, you can create a warm and comforting dessert that will satisfy your cravings for apple pie without the fuss.

Get ready to indulge in the irresistible combination of sweet apples, and a buttery cake topping that will leave you reaching for seconds. Let’s dive into the simple and delicious world of making an apple pie filling dump cake.

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What is apple pie filling dump cake?

Apple pie filling dump cake is a type of dessert that combines the flavors of apple pie with the simplicity of a dump cake. A dump cake is a dessert where the ingredients are “dumped” into a baking dish, requiring minimal effort and preparation.

In the case of an apple pie filling dump cake, the key ingredients are apple pie filling and cake mix. The apple pie filling provides a sweet and tangy apple flavor, while the cake mix forms a crumbly, cake-like topping. The two components are layered in a baking dish and baked until golden and bubbly.

Apple dump cake is often served warm and can be enjoyed as is or with additional toppings such as whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, chopped nuts, or a sprinkle of cinnamon. It’s a simple and tasty dessert option that is perfect for gatherings, potlucks, or whenever you’re craving a delicious apple dessert.

apple pie filling dump cake served on a white plate next to the baking dish

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What is the best way to serve a dump cake?

When it comes to serving an Apple Pie Filling Dump Cake, the best way is to enjoy it warm, fresh out of the oven. This allows the comforting flavors to fully come alive and the tender textures to be at their best. 

What are the ingredients for an apple pie dump cake?

  • 2 cans apple pie filling
  • 1 box cake mix – white, yellow, spice, or vanilla
  • 1 stick butter, sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts
ingredients to make an apple pie filling dump cake

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How to make apple pie filling dump cake?

First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking dish with baking spray. 

Next, spread the pie filling in the bottom of the baking dish. 

mixing bowl with apple pie filling

Sprinkle the cake mix over the pie filling. 

Now evenly place the butter slices on top of the cake mix. 

butter on top of cake mix in a baking dish

Bake for 30-40 minutes. 

Finally, cool the cake for about 10 minutes.

the top of a baked apple dump cake

Serve warm and enjoy!

apple pie filling dump cake close up on a fork

How should you store a dump cake?

Allow the dump cake to cool completely before storing it. This will help prevent condensation and maintain its texture. Once cooled, cover the dump cake tightly with plastic wrap or transfer it to an airtight container. Place it in the refrigerator to keep it fresh. A dump cake can typically be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. 

apple pie filling dump cake served on a white plate

Can you freeze a dump cake? 

If you want to extend the storage time, you can freeze the dump cake. Place it in a freezer-safe container or sealable freezer bag. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 2-3 months. Thaw the frozen dump cake in the refrigerator overnight before reheating and serving.

Making a dump cake is a fantastic way to create a delicious and satisfying dessert with minimal effort and preparation. Whether you opt for an apple dump cake or any other flavor variation, the simplicity of the process allows you to enjoy a homemade dessert without spending hours in the kitchen.

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Yield: 6

Apple Pie Filling Dump Cake

apple pie filling dump cake served on a white plate

Dig into this warm and tasty apple pie filling dump cake. It's so simple to make for when you're craving a warm comfort food snack!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cans apple pie filling
  • 1 box cake mix - white, yellow, spice, or vanilla
  • 1 stick butter, sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts

Instructions

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking dish with baking spray

    Spread the pie filling in the bottom of the baking dish

    Sprinkle the cake mix over the pie filling

    Evenly place the butter slices on top of the cake mix

    Bake 30-40 minutes

    Cool for about 10 minutes

    Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 559Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 803mgCarbohydrates: 89gFiber: 2gSugar: 52gProtein: 5g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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