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Recipe for Blueberry Dump Cake

My recipe for blueberry dump cake with yellow cake mix is a quick and easy way to whip up a delicious dessert that everyone will love! Dump cake recipes are the best way to get a dessert on the table without any muss or fuss!

If you have never made a simple dump cake recipe before you have to try out some of my favorites like this Recipe For Peach Dump Cake or our Easiest Patriotic Dump Cake Recipe! Dump cake is the easiest way to make a boxed cake mix, even kids can do it!

This blueberry dump cake with canned pie filling and a yellow cake mix is quick, easy, and indulgent. It's a great way to make a simple and inexpensive dessert at home.

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Dump cake might sound unappealing but the title refers more to the process of making the cake than the end results. We're not mixing anything up, we don't have to follow the directions on the back of the box, it's a dump and go situation here folks!

Keep in mind that for dump cake recipes (including this recipe for blueberry dump cake) you need to follow the ingredients and directions list in the posts and not on the boxes of cake. It seems unusual, I know, but trust me it works out fine in the end.

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Essentially we will be layering wet and dry ingredients so that as the dump cake bakes it can do all the necessary dump cake magic in the oven and come out perfectly. A few things to keep in mind: keep your layers even whenever possible and be prepared to serve this one up in a messy little heap! Dump cakes do not get served like your fancy wedding cakes!!

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What do I need to make this dump cake using blueberry pie filling and cake mix?

A simple and delicious dump cake, perfect for National Blueberry Month in July! This 3 ingredients cake takes just 5 minutes to prep, so it's a simple dessert for any occasion!

You will need yellow cake mix, blueberry canned pie filling, and butter…that's all it takes if you can believe it.

ingredients for blueberry dump cake with yellow cake mix

How to make blueberry dump cake with canned pie filling:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Pour the blueberry pie filling into the bottom of a 9×13” cake pan. Spread to make an even layer.

pie filling

Sprinkle the dry cake mix evenly over the pie filling.

dry cake mix on top of blueberry pie filling

Cut the butter into 12 equal pieces.

sliced butter

Arrange the butter on top of the dry cake mix.

butter on top of cake mix layer

Bake for 60-70 minutes.Cake is done once all of the dry cake mix has turned golden.

finished recipe for blueberry dump cake.

Serve warm, and top with cool whip or ice cream if desired.

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Notes for making the perfect dump cake recipes:

Baking time may vary by oven. When making dump cakes, I tend to set my timer for 50 minutes to check it, and determine how much longer it needs to bake. 

You can refrigerate any leftovers and enjoy them later if needed!

serving of dump cake on a plate ready to eat.

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Printable Recipe for Blueberry Dump Cake:

Yield: 8-10

Recipe for Blueberry Dump Cake

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My Blueberry Dump Cake made with yellow cake mix is a quick and easy way to whip up a delicious dessert that everyone will love!

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

Ingredients

  • 2 - 21 oz cans blueberry pie filling
  • 15.25 oz box yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick (½ cup) butter, softened

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour the blueberry pie filling into the bottom of a 9x13” cake pan. Spread to make an even layer.
  3. Sprinkle the dry cake mix evenly over the pie filling.
  4. Cut the butter into 12 equal pieces.
  5. Arrange the butter on top of the dry cake mix.
  6. Bake for 60-70 minutes. Cake is done once all of the dry cake mix has turned golden.
  7. Serve warm, and top with cool whip or ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 567Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 669mgCarbohydrates: 94gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 6g

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