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Apricot Dump Cake

Apricot Dump Cake is a tasty dessert that is perfect for any day of the week. Apricot Pie Filling with a crunchy almond and buttery cake mix topping. 

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Pineapple Dump Cake has been my go-to for an easy dessert for years and years. When I spotted apricot pie filling at the grocery store, I knew it would make a great dump cake.

Apricot dump cake with ice cream on a plate.

What is Dump Cake?

Dump cake is a super simple dessert recipe where the ingredients are just dumped into the baking dish with no mixing required. Dump cake is made with fruit or pie filling topped with cake mix and butter.

Quick and easy desserts like dump cake are perfect for entertaining and holiday gatherings. Some of our favorites are Blackberry Dump Cake and Apple Dump Cake, there are so many combinations to try.

Ingredients for apricot dump cake.

Ingredients Needed

  • Apricot Pie Filling
  • Yellow Cake Mix
  • Dark Brown Sugar
  • Sliced Almonds
  • Butter

Step By Step Directions

Collage making apricot dump cake with brown sugar and almonds.

Pour apricot pie filling into a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.

Sprinkle cake mix over the pie filling in an even layer.

Top with brown sugar and almonds.

Collage of melted butter / poured over dump cake.

Melt the butter, drizzle over the brown sugar and almonds.

Bake for 40 minutes or until well browned and pie filling is bubbling.

Pan of apricot dump cake with almonds.

Remove from oven, cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes before serving.

Apricot dump cake topped with vanilla ice cream.

Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream if desired.

Recipe Notes

Store apricot dump cake covered at room temperature up to 24 hours or in the refrigerator up to 2 days.

Set out about 30 minutes to come to room temperature or reheat in the microwave for about 30 seconds to serve warm.

Apricot Dump Cake with vanilla ice cream on a plate with a fork.

This apricot dump cake is a quick and easy dessert with tangy apricot pie filling and a crunchy butter, brown sugar and almond topping.

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Yield: 8 Servings

Apricot Dump Cake

Apricot Dump Cake with vanilla ice cream.

Apricot Dump Cake is a tasty dessert that is perfect for any day of the week. Apricot Pie Filling with a crunchy almond and buttery cake mix topping. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (21 ounce) cans apricot pie filling
  • 15.25 ounce yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • vanilla ice cream for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Pour apricot pie filling into a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle cake mix over the pie filling in an even layer.
  4. Top with brown sugar and almonds.
  5. Melt the butter, drizzle over the brown sugar and almonds.
  6. Bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until well browned and pie filling is bubbling.
  7. Remove from oven, cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream if desired.

Notes

Store apricot dump cake covered at room temperature up to 24 hours or in the refrigerator up to 2 days.

Set out about 30 minutes to come to room temperature or reheat in the microwave for about 30 seconds to serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 601Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 624mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 3gSugar: 41gProtein: 6g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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