Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake

With fall approaching, there are a few things we are looking forward to here at Smart School House. We love the crisp and cool air as well as beautiful fall leaves. We love pumpkins and looking forward to all of the holidays. But, most of all we look forward to the scrumptious fall recipes we love to make! Today I am sharing my Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake recipe that my kids can’t get enough of.

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes 

Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake

When I made it today they kept coming inside to grab just another bite. They were out with all the neighborhood kids but just couldn’t get enough. It stayed warm in the kitchen and I kept ice cream near by just for the warm and cold bites to pair each time they came inside to visit me (ok, I know they just wanted to eat cake LOL!)

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes

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What is a dump cake?

A dump cake is a SUPER easy cake recipe made with cake mix and fruit filling. You basically dump the ingredients into a baking dish then place it in the oven. They are SO easy to make!

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes

Cinnamon Apple Dump Cake Igredients

  • French vanilla cake mix (any brand)
  • Apple pie filling (any brand)
  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Ground Cinnamon

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes

A dump cake is like the slow cooker version of homemade cakes… but doesn’t take nearly as long as a crock pot! I love any recipe where you can set it and for get it!

Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake Recipe

The cake mix is combined with melted butter to make an irresistible crumble top to the dump cake. It cooks over the apple pie filling to create an irresistible, unforgettable, and unreal apple cinnamon taste!

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes

Fall recipes are for cozying up, enjoying the fruit of the season (like apples!), and enjoying time together as a family. The most important thing in the world is family and love. The most important thing in the world is family and love.

If you prefer to use fresh apple pie filling, go for it! Trust me, it’s a recipe you will make and your family will gobble it up in no time!

APPLE CINNAMON DUMP CAKE - Made with french vanilla cake mix! Take all 5 ingredients, dump them into a baking dish, and serve it warm with ice cream. This cake disappears in no time!!!! #DumpCake #applecinnamon #applerecipes

Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake

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Apple Cinnamon Dump Cake

You Will Need

  • French vanilla cake mix (any brand)
  • 2 cans of apple pie filling (any brand)
  • 1 stick of butter (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup of brown Sugar
  • Ground Cinnamon
  • Non Stick Spray
  • Rectangular baking dish (9×13 or a little smaller works too)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°
  2. Melt the butter
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine the melted butter with the dry cake mix. Use a fork to break up and chunks into small crumbles. 
  4. Prepare the baking dish with non-stick spray
  5. Pour both cans of apple pie filling into the baking dish
  6. Top the apple pie filling with the french vanilla cake mix/butter mixture evenly
  7. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top
  8. Add ground cinnamon over the brown sugar (I do a light even coat throughout). 
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until the sides start to bubble. The size of your dish will make the baking time vary by a few minutes, but just look for those bubbles on the sides of your dish and enjoy the smell while you wait!
  10. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream 

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