Apricot Dump Cake Recipe

Apricots may be small but they are sweet, flavorful, and perfect to be made into a dessert. Have a taste of summer with this easy apricot dump cake recipe. You don’t have to be knowledgeable about baking in order to make this cake.

All you need to do is prepare your oven, get some apricots, and start baking. This dish is perfect for those who want to have dessert but do not like too much sweetness. There is a perfect lightness to the apricot dump cake that will definitely make you ask for seconds.

Serve this warm or cold, it doesn’t matter. It’s still delicious. The apricot dump cake is best partnered with coffee or milk.

Apricot Dump Cake Recipe

How To Make Apricot Dump Cake

This recipe for Apricot Dump Cake is super easy. Follow this recipe and discover how you can recreate this dish in the comfort of your kitchen.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 14 oz apricots in syrup, or frozen apricots, chopped
  • cup cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, (roughly 4 oz), softened

To Serve:

  • 1 oz whipped cream, for garnish


  1. Grease the crockpot with cooking spray.
  2. Sift together the following dry ingredients: cake flour, ground cinnamon, baking powder, cornstarch, sugar, salt. Whisk and divide into two.
  3. Combine half of the sifted dry ingredients with the apricots, vanilla extract, and milk until evenly incorporated.
  4. Transfer the apricot mixture into a greased crockpot and top with the remaining sifted flour mixture.
  5. Lastly, scatter around the soft butter on top. Alternatively, use a piping bag for easier application.
  6. Cook on Low for about 4 hours, or on High for about 2 hours, until a cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Serve while warm, together with whipped cream.


  • Sugar: 60g
  • :
  • Calcium: 102mg
  • Calories: 628kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 95g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 325mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 259mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2674IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Commonly Asked Questions

What Are The Health Benefits of Apricot?

Apricot is known for being an antioxidant. Aside from that, there are many health benefits when you consume this delicious fruit. Vitamins such as Vitamin A, C, and E can be obtained when you eat apricot as well as nutrients such as beta-carotene. 


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This apricot dump cake provides a refreshing feeling, especially during the warm weather. Go on and indulge. You'll definitely love it!
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