Cherry Dump Cake⚓︎

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  • 2x 21-oz. cans cherry pie filling
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 and 1/2 cup salted butter, divided (1.5 sticks)
  • 15 oz. box yellow cake mix
  • Vanilla ice cream (for serving)


  • Preheat the oven to 375F
  • In a 9x13” glass pan, add the cherry pie filling, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt. Stir to combine
  • Cut the 1/4 cup of butter into cubes and sprinkle over the cherry filling
  • Pour the dry cake mix over the cherry mixture, patting into an even layer using your hands or a spoon
  • Cut the rest of the butter into cubes and scatter evenly over the top of the cake mix
  • Bake on the middle rack of the oven until the top of the cake is golden brown and the cherry mixture is bubbly, about 50 minutes