Apple Dump Cake

Apple Dump Cake Recipe

 The Spruce

  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 16 servings

This apple dump cake looks like a cake but tastes like an apple pie. You can never eat too many apples in the fall or any time of year for that matter.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • 1 cup chopped nuts of your choice (lightly toasted)
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup apple cider (or apple juice)
  • 1 (18-ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup butter (melted)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  2. Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13-inch pan.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  3. In the pan, mix apples and nuts with 2 teaspoons cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar.

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  4. Spread evenly in the pan and cover with apple cider.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  5. Sprinkle dry cake mix over apple mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  6. Pour melted butter over top.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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  8. Serve and enjoy!

    Apple Dump Cake Recipe
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Tip

  • It doesn't taste quite as good, but to make it easier you may substitute 2 cans of pie filling for apples, water, and sugar. Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread in pan and complete as above.

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