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Three-Fruit Dump Cake Recipe

From Houma, Louisiana, Wendy Crochet shares this down-home dessert that's perfect served warm with vanilla ice cream. Just "dump" the peaches, pears and apple pie filling into a dish, top with cake mix and bake until golden.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 package (9 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into 1/8-inch pieces


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the pie filling, pears and peaches; spoon into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with cake mix; dot with butter.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 6-8 servings,.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 313 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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cbachtel User ID: 3618273 222827
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2015

"Although I haven't made this yet, it is very similar to one I made when a kid. I used canned cherry pie filling only, and one stick of butter MELTED, and drizzled over the dry cake mix. That helped it mix with the mix. I also put mine in a 9x13 cake pan. It was great then, and I look forward to trying this with the 3 fruits. Thank you for reminding me of my past endeavors!"

ebramkamp User ID: 702841 206754
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2014

"This was so easy to make and quite tasty. After reading the reviews I did use more butter-1/ cup and it worked out perfectly. I also added about 1/2 tsp cinnamon to my filling. The combination of fruits is delicious. Served warm with a dollop of ice cream or whip cream and you have a winner."

kodak853 User ID: 205458 147656
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"I wonder if you are supposed to combine the cake mix and the butter? I had a places where the cake mix was still mix and didn't bake at all. I used fresh pears, dried cranberries and apple pie filling, haven't tried it yet though!"

Kirchner User ID: 143349 63078
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2011

"I haven't tried this recipe, I have a question about the size of the baking pan that has been suggested. Could it possibly be on a 8-in square pan? I don't think all the ingredients will fit into that small pan."

Stephanie K. User ID: 5940290 59696
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"This is the best "Dump" cake I've made yet. quick & easy. I've never tried a combinations of fruit fillings before but this was super moist and delicious!"

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