Chocolate-Cherry Dump Cake Recipe

Chocolate-Cherry Dump Cake Recipe

How To Make Chocolate-Cherry Dump Cake

For beginner cooks and bakers, making cake from scratch can be quite intimidating. After all, a mistake in the batter can easily make or break the base of the dessert. Enter: dump cake. This dessert is just as satisfying as every other sweet treat, and it doesn’t require much elbow grease to make. Simply throw together the ingredients into a dish, bake, and you’re done! Explore different varieties to try from this collection of dump cake recipes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can of cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup of butter, melted
  • Whipped cream, for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the chocolate cake mix and melted butter. Stir until the mixture becomes crumbly.

  3. Pour the cherry pie filling into a greased 9×9-inch baking dish.

  4. Sprinkle the cake mixture evenly over the cherry filling.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the cake topping is golden brown and the cherry filling is bubbling.

  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

  7. Serve warm with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.


  • Calories : 380kcal
  • Total Fat : 16g
  • Saturated Fat : 9g
  • Cholesterol : 31mg
  • Sodium : 592mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 58g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 32g
  • Protein : 2g
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