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Bowl of cake topped with ice cream, pecans and drizzled caramel. Pinterest title text.

Apple Dump Cake

The easiest way to make any cake is to dump everything in the pan and bake it! This Apple Dump Cake is loaded with fresh apples and easy to make.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Servings
Author Katie


  • 5 apples peeled, cored, and sliced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted
  • Caramel sauce pecans, and ice cream for serving


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Then toss the apples, brown sugar, apple pie spice, and salt together. Pour the cake mix on top of the apple mixture. Then pour the melted butter over the top of the cake mix.
  • Bake until the top of the cake is golden brown (about 50 minutes).
  • Serve warm and top with caramel sauce, pecans, and vanilla ice cream.