3 Ingredient Peach Dump Cake

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Sometimes the simplest recipes are also the most shockingly delicious. Case in point? This insanely easy 3-ingredient peach dump cake. It’s one of those vintage recipes that has been passed down for generations, probably because it delivers big, homestyle peach cobbler flavor with hardly any effort at all.

This dessert is aptly named – you literally just dump a few basic ingredients into a baking dish and let the oven work its magic. About an hour later, you’ll have a bubbling, golden brown cake with tender, syrupy peaches baked right in. It’s rustic, homey, and tastes like it came straight from grandma’s kitchen.

But despite its humble nature, this peach dump cake is shockingly delicious. The bright, sweet-tart peaches meld with the buttery, caramelized cake topping in the most crave-worthy way. Each bite is an ooey-gooey mashup of flavors and textures that will have you going back for seconds and thirds. It’s downright addictive!

The best part? This easy peach dump cake recipe is a total crowd pleaser for all ages. It’s the kind of simple, nostalgic dessert that kids, grandparents, and everyone in between goes nuts for. Serve it up at backyard barbecues, holiday gatherings, or just for a casual weeknight treat. No matter the occasion, this 3-ingredient wonder is sure to steal the show.

Why This Peach Dump Cake Is a Must-Make

  • Only 3 ingredients required – literally just canned peaches, cake mix, and butter
  • Comes together in minutes with just a couple easy steps
  • Bakes up into a bubbling, golden peach cobbler-like dessert
  • Bright, sweet peach flavor balanced with buttery, caramelized cake topping
  • Rustic, homestyle taste that’s nostalgic and crowd-pleasing for all ages
  • Versatile to make with other canned fruit fillings or fun mix-ins
  • An easy, failproof recipe that always delivers amazing results

Peach Dump Cake Ingredients

  • Canned Peach Pie Filling
  • Yellow Cake Mix
  • Butter
  • That’s it! With just those 3 simple ingredients, you’re on your way to peach cobbler perfection.

How to Make Peach Dump Cake

  • Grease a 9×13 baking dish and pour in the canned peach pie filling.
  • Sprinkle the dry yellow cake mix evenly over the peaches.
  • Cut the butter into thin slices and arrange it over the top of the cake mix.
  • Bake at 350°F for 50-60 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Let cool slightly and enjoy warm, preferably with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Tasty Variations on Peach Dump Cake

  • Use different canned fruit fillings like cherry, apple, blueberry, etc.
  • Add spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice or cardamom to the cake mix
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts like pecans or walnuts over the top before baking
  • Drizzle with maple syrup or caramel sauce once baked
  • Use different cake mix flavors like spice, butter pecan, or cinnamon swirl
  • Add a crumbly oat or coconut topping for a crisp-like texture

No matter how you bake it up, this easy peach dump cake is sure to become a family favorite. It’s the kind of simple, crave-worthy dessert that instantly takes you back to grandma’s kitchen. But most importantly, it’s just downright delicious! Give it a try and get ready to be amazed at how much flavor can come from just 3 basic ingredients.

3-Ingredient Peach Dump Cake

Only 3 ingredients required – literally just canned peaches, cake mix, and butter
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 30 oz 1 1/2 cans peach pie filling
  • 15 oz box yellow cake mix
  • 8 oz 1 stick unsalted butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • Pour the peach pie filling into the prepared baking dish and spread in an even layer.
  • Sprinkle the dry cake mix evenly over the top of the peaches.
  • Cut the butter into thin slices and arrange over the top of the cake mix.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until golden brown on top.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before serving warm.
  • Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream if desired.

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