Definitely a keeper recipe! If you're using frozen fruit, use them from frozen; no need to thaw. Have liked the idea of dump cakes but not the idea of using cake mixes. A scoop of ice cream on top takes it to another level! Years ago, we started a Sunday night dessert tradition. By the way, almond flour–lovely as it is–is not more natural than all-purpose flour. No mixing; just layer and bake. Drain them well first. Peach Dump Cake is a family favorite summertime dessert made entirely from scratch with just a handful of simple ingredients. And since your pie filling is already in the dish, it’s harder to spread it, so I just take a spoon and drop spoonfuls of the pineapple over the pie filling. My son made this for my birthday….incredible. This recipe is easy and very tasty. There is no coconut in this recipe. In this cake, no, you need something besides almond flour. I’d suggest looking for another recipe entirely that’s designed for almond flour, like Flourless Lemon Almond Cake. Thanks! In the recent past, I have been coming across different version of dump cake recipes and I should say, this is the most simplest and flavored one I should add. Cindy Rahe is the recipe maker and picture taker behind Hungry Girl por Vida. Sorry, our subscription service is unavailable. Hi Sara, I bet canned sour cherries would be great in this! I am a believer that anyone can cook and that dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. Also, sometimes when you just “dump” things into a pan, they don’t always bake evenly. My bag of frozen peaches was 10 oz, so I halved all of the ingredients and cooked it in a small casserole dish. We’ve made it with both fresh and frozen fruit; the results are the same both ways. First time commenting? The taste was good but the fruit was really too soupy. It’s flavor is excellent. Did you know you can save this recipe and order the ingredients for. hahaha Just wanted to say tripling the recipe did not impact the directions nor the nutrition count. It doesn’t have to be perfect! Basically, it was just a way to ensure that we all could sit down to dessert once a week. Next take your dry cake and sprinkle it over the top of the pineapple. No more one-note dump cake! Next up is the can of crushed pineapple. This really takes 5 minutes or less to have it oven ready. You’d need an egg, probably, for structure. Just saying. It uses ingredients you already have on hand and can be assembled in minutes. Read more about our affiliate linking policy. I have made this recipe several times and it is always so delicious! My wife and I have made this our 24 yrs married. I had made it with cake mix before and it was sooooo sweet. The coarse grain of the salt provided an unpleasant salty bite to the cake. Welcome to Taste and Tell. Amout of sweetness is just right. I’m going to make more in smaller baking dishes and freeze them. I like to serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Hope to hear back soon. Emma here, managing editor for Simply Recipes. No added chemicals! We are not always on top of it, though. Did you mean to leave a comment on a different recipe? Had lots of way-to-ripe fruit in the fridge; strawberries, cherries, peaches and blueberries; so I made a mixed fruit Dump Cake and it was excellent. (I did have to add a little extra sugar as suggested because the plums were a little tart.) I cannot find sweetened coconut. A dump cake in 45 minutes is exceptional not only to make it but also serves as an incredible element to add to a meal. I added sliced toasted almonds to the topping otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. If you notice a few dry pockets of flour toward the end of cooking, push them down into the fruit with a spoon so they cook. Please do not use our photos without prior written permission. No mixing. Add up to an extra 1/4 cup sugar, as needed, if using very tart fruits. You could try arrowroot or potato starch instead. Can I add sugar instead? I used canned pineapple and peaches, because that is all I had on hand. Let’s be honest – that will often be a box of brownies. Subscribe to email updates for new recipes delivered to your inbox! I’m afraid that the water content in any melon would be too high for this recipe. I find that this is the best way to make sure the butter gets to all of the cake mix to make a perfect cake. Bake the cake in the preheated oven until the top is golden brown and the filling is bubbling around the edges, about 40 minutes. It is just as easy as the original. One of my favorite things about this cake is how easy it is to switch things up. I’d go for a 12-inch skillet, or if you use a smaller skillet, place a cookie sheet beneath the skillet to catch any drips. Thanks for waiting. Here is how easy it is to throw this easy dessert together. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream. I am a believer that anyone can cook and that dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. She loves to bake from scratch and make things that taste as good as they look. Evenly pour the pineapple over the top of the cherry pie filling. It resembles the dump cakes of my youth, but tastes so much better. If I decide to use an oatmeal, flour, cinnamon, butter, sugar crumb topping, would I also use the (per original recipe) cake ingredients? You can use arrowroot in place of cornstarch. Take the remaining 1/2 cup of butter and cut into small pieces. Thanks so much. It may be totally old school, but it really doesn’t get much easier! We’re here to help you put dinner (and breakfast and lunch) on the table with less stress and more joy. (Although a spoonful when it’s cold from the fridge is delicious, as well! Usually it’s something easy, like chocolate chip cookies, and other times, I’ll try out a new recipe.