Cake Recipe: Dump Cake

Dump CakeThere’s no easier way to make healthy recipes cake than this dump cake recipe. Like the name suggests, you simply dump all the ingredients together in a bowl, spread them out in a greased baking tray and bake in the oven until golden and crusty. Rich in fruity flavors with a nice crumb, this dump cake is a sure hit and can easily be attempted by the novice cook. To make this simple dump cake recipe, all you need is brown sugar, canned crushed pineapple, box cake mix, grated coconut, chopped pecans, and margarine or butter. You can serve dump cake either hot or chilled. For even more indulgent easy desserts, top it with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup.

Designed for the super busy lifestyle, dump cake can be made in a jiffy when you have unexpected guests coming over or if you fancy a baked dessert during the weekdays. The moist and luscious fruits combine perfectly with the cake mix that creates a crunchy layer of crust. Similar to fruit cobblers, dump cake makes an excellent base for ice creams. You can also experiment with other types of fruits in making this recipe like peaches, bananas, mangoes, strawberries or raspberries.

Ingredients: 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 can (8 oz)crushed pineapple – crushed, drained, 1 box cake mix, 1 1/4 cup grated coconut, 4/5 cup pecans – chopped, 2 tablespoon margarine or butter

Preparation Instructions: Dump Cake Recipe

In large bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Spread out mixture in a baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean) at 350 degree F. Allow to cool. Cut into equal pieces.

There are two ways of making dump cake. Some like to layer the ingredients onto the baking tray while others like to mix them all together before spreading them out on the tray. In this recipe, the ingredients are all mixed together before they are baked. This recipe also uses canned crushed pineapple, which has to be drained before mixing in with the other ingredients. The canned pineapple is a very convenient ingredient that saves you a lot of preparation time. This dump cake is a lovely alternative to more complicated recipes like pineapple upside down cake and can be attempted by cooks who know nothing of baking.

Source: www.gourmandia.com

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