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Easy Peach Dump Cake

There’s nothing quite like the taste of fresh peaches, especially in the summertime. And this Peach Dump Cake recipe is a great way to enjoy its delicious flavor. Dump cake is a very easy dessert to make, and it always turns out amazing!

peach dump cake on a white plate

What is a dump cake?

Dump cake gets its name from the way it’s made – you simply “dump” all of the ingredients into a baking dish and bake. This particular recipe uses peaches, but you can really use any type of fruit. Try this Caramel Apple Dump Cake, it’s also super delicious!

Why You’ll Love Dump Cake with Peaches

  • Requires just a few ingredients: Dump cake is one of the easiest desserts you can make. It only requires a few ingredients, and you don’t even need to mix them together – just dump them in a pan and bake! This particular version uses fresh peaches, which makes it extra delicious and summery.
  • Easy to make: Even though it’s so easy to make, dump cake is always a big hit. The peaches get all soft and bubbly in the oven, and the cake mix forms a crispy topping that’s irresistible. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream or some whipped cream, and you’ll have everyone begging for seconds!

Ingredients to Make Peach Dump Cake

  • 2 29oz cans of sliced peaches
  • 1 box of vanilla cake mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
peach dump cake ingredients

How to Make Peach Dump Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 9×13 inch cake pan.
  2. Open the cans of peaches, and drain the juice. Dump into the cake pan.
  3. Pour the dry cake mix over the peaches.
  4. Slice the butter into 15 equal pieces, and arrange on top of the cake mix.
  5. Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until golden.
  6. Serve warm, or at room temperature.

Variation Options for Dump Cake with Peaches

  • If you want a little extra flavor, try adding a teaspoon of almond extract to the cake mix before you pour it over the peaches.
  • For a little extra texture, try adding 1 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts to the cake mix before you pour it over the peaches.
  • And if you want a truly decadent dessert, top your Peach Dump Cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

FAQs for Peach Dump Cake

Do I have to use canned peaches? Can I use fresh peaches?

You can use fresh peaches, but they will need to be peeled and sliced. You’ll need about 4-5 cups of fresh peaches for this recipe.

Can I use a different type of cake mix?

Yes, you can use a yellow cake mix or even a spice cake mix. Just be sure to adjust the baking time, as the cake mix will bake faster.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

Yes, you can make Peach Dump Cake ahead of time. Just prepare the recipe as directed, and store it in the fridge for up to 2 days. When you’re ready to serve, bake as directed.

dump cake with peaches on a plate

What is the best way to store leftover Peach Dump Cake?

Leftover Peach Dump Cake can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

This Peach Dump Cake recipe is a great way to enjoy the delicious flavor of fresh peaches. Dump cake is an effortless dessert to make, and it always turns out scrumptious. All you need are a few simple ingredients, and you can have this scrumptious cake ready in no time!

peach dump cake on white plate with peaches garnish

Peach Dump Cake

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

There’s nothing quite like the taste of fresh peaches, especially in the summertime. And this Peach Dump Cake recipe is a great way to enjoy its delicious flavor. Dump cake is a very easy dessert to make, and it always turns out amazing!

Ingredients

  • 2 29oz cans of sliced peaches
  • 1 box of vanilla cake mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 9×13 inch cake pan.
    2. Open the cans of peaches, and drain the juice. Dump into the cake pan.
    3. Pour the dry cake mix over the peaches.
    4. Slice the butter into 15 equal pieces, and arrange on top of the cake mix.
    5. Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until golden.
    6. Serve warm, or at room temperature.

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