close up of plate filled with pineapple cherry dump cake

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 45 minutes
  • yield Yield: 10-12 1x
  • category Category: Cake
  • method Method: Oven
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


This Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake recipe is an easy 5 ingredient classic! Made with cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple and white cake mix, it’s a simple dessert recipe that hits all the right notes.




  1. Preheat oven to 350º degrees F.
  2. Dump one 20 oz. can of crushed pineapple with juice in a 9×13 baking dish.
  3. Dump one 21 oz. can of cherry pie filling over pineapple and spread evenly.
  4. Take one box of yellow cake mix and evening spread cake mix over the cherry pie filling.
  5. Chop up on stick of butter into small squares and spread evenly across cake mix. This will create a nice crust.
  6. Add chopped pecans to the top and spread over the rest of the cake.
  7. Place baking dish in oven for 35-45 minutes or until topping is slightly browned.
  8. Wait till it cools and dive in.

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