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Blackberry Dump Cake

Blackberry Dump Cake is one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make! Only 5 minutes of prep time and 4 ingredients for a delectable dessert perfect for any occasion.

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Dump cakes are always a hit and are so easy to make. Basically dump the ingredients in and bake, no mixing required. Pineapple Dump Cake, Apple Dump Cake and Peach Dump Cake are a few of our favorites and the flavor combinations are endless.

Blackberry Dump Cake on a plate with ice cream

Blackberry Dump Cake ~ Easy Dessert Recipe

Blackberry Dump Cake is great for any day of the week since it is so simple to make but it is delicious enough for entertaining guests or to serve at your next cookout or family gathering.

cake mix, 2 cans blackberry pie filling, butter, brown sugar.

Ingredients Needed:

  • Blackberry Pie Filling
  • Yellow Cake Mix
  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar

Blackberry Dump Cake in a pan, plates with spoons, ice cream.

How to Make Blackberry Dump Cake:

blackberry pie filling in a cake pan.

  • Dump blackberry pie filling into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Spread evenly.

cake mix drizzle with butter for dump cake in a cake pan.

  • Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the pie filling in an even layer, breaking up any large clumps.
  • Melt the butter and pour over the cake mix, but don’t stir, just drizzle as evenly as possible.

Brown sugar sprinkled over unbaked dump cake.

  • Sprinkle brown sugar over the butter. Do not stir.

Baked Blackberry Dump Cake.

  • Bake the dump cake for 55 minutes to one hour.
  • Remove from oven and cool for 20 minutes before serving.

Plate of blackberry dump cake with ice cream.

  • Delicious served warm or at room temperature. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired.

Recipe Notes and Variations:

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Variations: The brown sugar topping is optional but makes the topping a little more crunchy and more flavorful.  Chopped pecans can also be sprinkled over the top before baking for added crunch.
  • Frozen or Fresh Blackberries: Use frozen or fresh blackberries. Mix 4 cups of blackberries with juice of a lemon,  1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Cook until thickened. Proceed with recipe as directed.
  • Other Flavor Combinations: Dump cake can be made with virtually any pie filling or crushed pineapple and any flavor of cake mix.
  • Storage: Store covered at room temperature up to 2 days. Refrigerate up to 3 days. Best within the first day.

Bite of blackberry dump cake on a spoon.

More Blackberry Desserts to Try:

You might also like this Apricot Dump Cake made with apricot pie filling for a quick and easy dessert that everyone will love.

closeup of blackberry cobbler with scoop of ice cream.

If you are looking for a quick and easy dessert that everyone will love, give this easy Blackberry Dump Cake a try. It’s just as delicious as a homemade cobbler and so simple to make.

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Yield: 8 Servings

Blackberry Dump Cake

blackberry dump cake with ice cream on a plate.

Blackberry Dump Cake is one of the easiest desserts you'll ever make! Only 5 minutes of prep time and 4 ingredients to a delectable dessert perfect for any occasion. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 (21 Ounce) Cans Blackberry Pie Filling
  • 15.25 ounce Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • Vanilla Ice Cream, optional for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Dump blackberry pie filling into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Spread evenly.
  3. Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the pie filling in an even layer, breaking up any large clumps.
  4. Melt the butter and pour over the cake mix, but don't stir, just drizzle as evenly as possible. 
  5. Sprinkle brown sugar over the butter. Do not stir.
  6. Bake the dump cake for 55 minutes to one hour.
  7. Remove from oven and cool for 20 minutes before serving.
  8. Delicious served warm or at room temperature.
  9. Serve plain or top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

Notes

Variations: The brown sugar topping is optional but makes the topping a little more crunchy and more flavorful.  Chopped pecans can also be sprinkled over the top before baking for added crunch.

Frozen or Fresh Blackberries: Use frozen or fresh blackberries. Mix 4 cups of blackberries with juice of a lemon,  1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Cook until thickened. Proceed with recipe as directed.

Other Flavor Combinations: Dump cake can be made with virtually any pie filling or crushed pineapple and any flavor of cake mix. 

Storage: Store covered at room temperature up to 2 days. Refrigerate up to 3 days. Best within the first day. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 529Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 618mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 1gSugar: 42gProtein: 3g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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