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cherry pineapple dump cake

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake - As Easy As It Sounds

Housewives of Frederick County
This tried and true recipe has been around for decades. Also called Lazy Man's Cake, it is the easiest cake you'll ever make. And most importantly, it is absolutely delectable!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people
Calories 187 kcal


  • 1 can 21 ounces Cherry Pie Filling
  • 1 can 20 ounces Crushed Pineapple, drained
  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 stick 4 ounces Salted Butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 9 x 13 rectangular baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Pour can of cherry pie filling and spread evenly in the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Pour can of drained, crushed pineapple over top of the the cherry pie filling evenly, without mixing the 2 ingredients.
  • Sprinkle dry yellow cake mix over top of the crushed pineapple, evenly over the entire top. Do not flatten the cake mix down.
  • Slice butter into thin pats and evenly place over top of the entire cake.
  • Place cake into heated oven and bake for approximately 50 to 60 minutes, keeping an eye on it until it is golden brown on the top.
  • Serve warm and top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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