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Easy Apple Pie Dump Cake

Easy Apple Pie Dump Cake

Easy Apple Pie Dump Cake

Cake mix and apple pie filling are the shortcuts that make this dump cake an easy recipe to throw together in a flash. Topped with pecans and caramel sauce, this is a no-brainer fall cake.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: Bakery


  • 1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling
  • 1 (16.5-ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced crystallized ginger
  • Caramel sauce for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  2. Place the apple filling in a large bowl. Break up the apple pieces with a spoon or fork.
  3. Add the cake mix, eggs, and oil. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat for 2 minutes on medium speed until combined. Pour the batter into the baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger. Sprinkle the mixture over the cake.
  5. Bake the cake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the cake is golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Slice and serve with caramel sauce.

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