Peach Dump Cake

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for the simple dump cake:

Peach Dump Cake


  • 2 cans of peaches in heavy syrup
  • Cinnamon (to taste)
  • Vanilla extract (optional)
  • Brown sugar (to taste, optional)
  • 1 box of dry yellow cake mix
  • Parkay butter or regular butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Spray or grease a small/medium baking dish with oil to prevent sticking.
  3. Open the cans of peaches and pour them, along with their heavy syrup, into the baking dish.
  4. If desired, add a sprinkle of cinnamon, a splash of vanilla extract, and brown sugar to enhance the flavor. Mix these into the peaches.
  5. Evenly distribute the dry yellow cake mix over the peaches in the baking dish.
  6. Drizzle Parkay butter or place slices of regular butter over the top of the dry cake mix. This adds richness and helps with the crumbly texture.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 50-55 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.

Enjoy your delicious and easy peach dump cake! Feel free to experiment with different canned fruits for variety.

Certainly! Here are some potential popular questions and their answers related to Peach Dump Cake:

Q: Can I use fresh peaches instead of canned ones? A: Yes, you can use fresh peaches, but make sure to peel and slice them before adding them to the dish. You might also need to adjust the sugar content since canned peaches usually come in syrup.

Q: What can I substitute for the yellow cake mix? A: If you prefer a different flavor, you can try using a white or vanilla cake mix. Experiment with different flavors to find your favorite.

Q: Is it necessary to add cinnamon and vanilla extract? A: No, it’s not necessary, but they can enhance the flavor. Feel free to customize the recipe based on your taste preferences.

Q: Can I use margarine instead of butter? A: Yes, you can use margarine as a substitute for butter. However, some people prefer the flavor of butter for a richer taste.

Q: Can I make this dump cake ahead of time? A: Yes, you can assemble the dump cake ahead of time and refrigerate it until you’re ready to bake. This can be convenient for preparing desserts in advance.

Q: What size should the baking dish be? A: A small to medium-sized baking dish should work well for this recipe. If you use a larger dish, you may need to adjust the quantities accordingly.

Q: Can I add nuts or other toppings? A: Absolutely! Chopped nuts, such as pecans or walnuts, can add a nice crunch. You can also experiment with adding coconut flakes or a scoop of vanilla ice cream when serving.

Feel free to tailor the recipe to your preferences and enjoy your Peach Dump Cake!