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Red Velvet Dump Cake Recipe

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert Recipes
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Red Velvet Dump Cake Recipe

Turn a classic dump cake recipe into this decadent Red Velvet Dump Cake recipe. The red velvet cake is moist with a slightly crunchy topping from the melted butter while the cake portion is an explosion of flavors as the cake mixes with the cherry pie filling and crushed pineapple.

Top a serving with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 



  • 20 oz can of crushed pineapple
  • 21 oz can of cherry pie filling
  • A box of Betty Crocker Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1 stick of butter or half a cup, melted



  • Preheat the oven to 375 F. degrees
  • Open the can of cherry pie filling and the can of crushed pineapple. Do not drain the juice from the crushed pineapple. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in the microwave in a spouted glass measuring cup.


  1. Dump the cherry pie filling into a 9 x 13 baking dish
  2. Dump the undrained can of crushed pineapple into the baking dish. 
  3.  With a large spoon mix together the cherry pie filling and crushed pineapple until completely combined.
  4.  Open the box of Red Velvet cake mix. Cut the top off of the bag. 
  5. Dump the cake mix into the 9 x 13-inch pan on top of the cherries and pineapple.
  6.  Using the back of a large wooden spoon very carefully spread the dry cake mix over the cherry and pineapple in the baking dish.
  7.  Pour the melted butter over the top of the dry cake mix.
  8.  Place the baking pan in the preheated oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
  9.  Carefully remove the hot baking pan from the oven and allow the dump cake to cool before serving.
  10.  Serve the warm Red Velvet Dump Cake with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  11.  Makes 12 servings.


  • Calories: 478
  • Carbohydrates: 79.1g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Protein: 3.2g

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