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Easy Cobbler a.k.a. Dump Cake


Blackberry dump cake with whipped cream
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With only 6 ingredients you can make this very simple baked fruit dessert. This Dump Cake is great served warm or cold from the refrigerator.

To make sure this is a truly gluten-free dessert, use a gluten-free cake mix.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes


  • 1 - 20 ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 1 - 21 ounce can cherry pie filling
  • 1 dry yellow cake mix *
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 3 ounce can (1-1/4 cups) coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or sliced almonds


Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Layer ingredients as listed in a lightly greased 9 x 11 pan. Bake for 1 hour.

Best served warm topped with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Store Dump Cake in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave.

*Substitute the dry ingredients from this Basic Yellow Cake Recipe for the cake mix.

Servings - If cut into squares about 40, if scooped-out maybe 50.

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