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Cranberry Apple Dump Cake

The classic “dump cake” recipe gets a festive holiday twist with fresh cranberries, chopped apples, pecans, and cake mix. The perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple dump cake, cranberry apple cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 298kcal


  • 12 oz fresh cranberries
  • 2 apples peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 15 oz box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • whipped cream


  • Spread cranberries, apples, and pecans in the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 baking dish. Sprinkle sugar and cake mix on top.
  • Drizzle melted butter over cake mix, being sure that as much cake mix as possible is moistened.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes.


Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1mg