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Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

A Pioneer Woman’s dump cake resembles a fruit cobbler in that it consists of a fruit filling topped with a cake-like batter. The Pioneer Woman’s dump cake is great for children since it requires neither mixing nor complex methods. In a baking dish, canned fruits are layered with cake mix, butter, and nuts before being cooked. The outcome is something between a cake and a cobbler, and it is quite tasty. This meal is ideal for children, but adults will also like it.

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Why Is It Called ‘dump Cake’?

Pioneer’s Woman Dump cake got the name from the process used to prepare it; you simply pour all the ingredients into a pan and bake them.

Pioneer Woman's Dump Cake
Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

Can You Make The Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake In The Crockpot?

Simply arrange the fruit in the bottom of a lubricated slow cooker. Cover with cake batter, then drizzle with butter.
Cover and cook on low heat for 4 hours, or on high heat for 2 hours. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top, then serve the delectable Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake.

Ingredients That You’ll Need:

  • Crushed Pineapple – The pineapple must be crushed for use. The pineapple and its juice will be poured into the pan.
  • Cherry Pie Filling – You may use homemade cherry pie filling or your preferred store-bought brand.
  • Cake Mix – Yellow cake mix or a box of white cake mix will work. Any brand you prefer or what is on sale.
  • Butter – I recommend a stick of butter over a stick of margarine. Make sure to fully melt butter.
  • Optional Chopped Nuts as Toppings – such as walnuts, pistachios, or peanuts to add flavor.

Do You Serve Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake Hot Or Cold?

The Pioneer Woman’s dump cake may be served warm or chilled. It is wonderful served with ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream and has a decadently sweet taste.

You may reheat the Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake in the microwave if you like it warm. I would do 20-30 second intervals until I was somewhat warmed up.

How To Make Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place crushed pineapple and cherry pie filling in the baking dish. Stir to get a uniform mixture.
  3. Sprinkle cake mix powder on top of the fruit.
  4. In a microwavable dish, melt butter. As evenly as possible, drizzle over cake mix in an attempt to coat the whole surface. A few unprotected areas are acceptable. Add chopped nuts as a topping.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the fruit is bubbling and the cake is golden. Remove the item from the oven and allow it to cool on a cooling rack.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature, accompanied with ice cream or whipped cream.

How Do You Keep Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake Moist?

The texture of Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake is, in my view, all about the proper storage! Be careful to let it cool fully before covering and storing it, and use plastic wrap or an airtight lid to seal it firmly. So no, this is not really a very moist Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake, but the interior is moist and the topping resembles a crisp or crumble.

Pioneer Woman's Dump Cake
Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

Recipe Variations

The versatility of this Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake is one of my favorite characteristics. The first time I made a dump cake was after discovering a can of blueberry pie filling in my food storage; this was a fantastic way to use it. Here are a few of our favorite combos, but please feel free to experiment with others!

  • This pineapple and cherry combination may be popular with children, but you can also try Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake made with peach, pear, apple, pumpkin, and blueberry.
  • 2 cans cherry pie filling, chocolate cake mix
  • 2 cans apple pie filling, spice cake mix
  • Peach pie filling, canned peaches, yellow cake mix
  • Strawberry pie filling, crushed pineapple, white cake mix
  • For a twist, consider adding coconut or nuts as well.
  • Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or topped with whipped cream.

What To Serve With Your Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake is delicious on its own, but when topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, or even crème fraîche, it makes a dinner party-worthy dessert. We even like it cold for a somewhat decadent breakfast with yogurt. Yum!

I’ve also used it to top buttermilk pancakes. It was every bit as spectacular as you could expect!

How To Store Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake?

The Pioneer Woman’s dump cake needs to be refrigerated once it has been baked and cooled. The fruit in the Pioneer Woman Dump Cake will spoil fast if left on the counter.

You can store this Pioneer Woman Dump Cake in the refrigerator, covered in plastic, or in a container refrigerate the cherry cake in the fridge for up to 5 days, and takes well to reheat. It does not make a terrible breakfast, reheated with a scoop of Greek yogurt.

Can I Freeze Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake?

Yes! freeze Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Let it thaw in the fridge overnight when you want to serve it, and reheat in the oven at 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes, or until heated through.

How To Reheat Your Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake?

  • In The Oven: Allow Your Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake to come to room temperature before serving. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350oF for 20 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • In The Microwave: Scoop out a single serving and put it in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and reheat the Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake for 30-45 seconds, or until the dessert is thoroughly warm.
Pioneer Woman's Dump Cake
Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

Recipe Tips

  • This Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake may be served either cold or warm. If you want to consume the dump cake cold, refrigerate it once it has cooled until it is chilled.
  • Ensure that the cake mix is evenly distributed over the fruit. Thus, the whole cake will have a topping.
  • I recommend making sure you use butter, not margarine. Melt it and drizzle as evenly as possible to make sure you don’t have unmixed cake powder.
  • For a richer flavor, add 2 teaspoons of almond extract to the fruit mix.
  • If you are feeling lucky, consider using a chocolate cake instead of vanilla or yellow.
  • The remaining Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake may be refrigerated for several days or frozen for up to three months. Defrost a frozen dump cake in the refrigerator, then microwave it for 30 seconds, followed by 10-second intervals, until warm.

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Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 125
  • Total Fat 4.2g
  • Saturated Fat 2.4g
  • Cholesterol 9.8mg
  • Sodium 54.2mg
  • Potassium 86.3mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19.1g
  • Dietary Fiber 0.5g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 0.5g
  • Vitamin A 4.2%
  • Vitamin C 7.6%
  • Calcium 1.3%
  • Iron 0%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 45 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 50 minutesServings:12 servingsCalories:125 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

A Pioneer Woman’s dump cake resembles a fruit cobbler in that it consists of a fruit filling topped with a cake-like batter. The Pioneer Woman’s dump cake is great for children since it requires neither mixing nor complex methods. In a baking dish, canned fruits are layered with cake mix, butter, and nuts before being cooked. The outcome is something between a cake and a cobbler, and it is quite tasty. This meal is ideal for children, but adults will also like it.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place crushed pineapple and cherry pie filling in the baking dish. Stir to get a uniform mixture.
  3. Sprinkle cake mix powder on top of the fruit.
  4. In a microwavable dish, melt butter. As evenly as possible, drizzle over cake mix in an attempt to coat the whole surface. A few unprotected areas are acceptable. Add chopped nuts as a topping.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the fruit is bubbling and the cake is golden. Remove the item from the oven and allow it to cool on a cooling rack.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature, accompanied with ice cream or whipped cream.

Notes

  • This Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake may be served either cold or warm. If you want to consume the dump cake cold, refrigerate it once it has cooled until it is chilled.
  • Ensure that the cake mix is evenly distributed over the fruit. Thus, the whole cake will have a topping.
  • I recommend making sure you use butter, not margarine. Melt it and drizzle as evenly as possible to make sure you don’t have unmixed cake powder.
  • For a richer flavor, add 2 teaspoons of almond extract to the fruit mix.
  • If you are feeling lucky, consider using a chocolate cake instead of vanilla or yellow.
  • The remaining Pioneer Woman’s Dump Cake may be refrigerated for several days or frozen for up to three months. Defrost a frozen dump cake in the refrigerator, then microwave it for 30 seconds, followed by 10-second intervals, until warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 125
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.2g7%
Saturated Fat 2.4g12%
Cholesterol 9.8mg4%
Sodium 54.2mg3%
Potassium 86.3mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 19.1g7%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugars 6g
Protein 0.5g1%

Vitamin A 4.2%
Vitamin C 7.6%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.