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I’ve made this quite a few times and decided to share the very simple recipe. It's so easy and so yummy that you'll be making it all the time.


1 can of cherry pie filling
1 can of crushed pineapple
1 package of yellow cake mix
Melted Butter

Smeared some butter on the bottom and sides of the Dutch oven. Then "Dump" in 1 can of cherry pie filling and 1 can crushed pineapple. On top of that dump 1 yellow cake mix, sprinkle in 1 tablespoon cinnamon and then drizzle 1 stick of melted butter on top of that. Cover up with lid and then put into the kamado / grill for 30 to 35 minutes at 325 degrees. A double recipe will take an extra 10 to 15 minutes.

(Note: Some people line the Dutch oven with alum foil for easy clean-up but with the butter on the side nothing stuck and my clean-up was very easy)

I’ve done this on the kamado & grill but it could also be done in the oven or on a camp fire. (On camp fire you separate 8 to 10 coals and place your dutch oven on top. Then take 12 to 14 coals and put them on top of the Dutch oven and wait the 30 to 35 minutes)

Here is a single serving in my 5 quart DO


Here it a double serving in my 7 quart camp DO. (a double recipe will take an extra 10 to 15 minutes)



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I think I'm gonna make this as my video cook this weekend :)

You're going to like it. It's a little different then the standard dump cake cobbler in that the pineapple adds a little bit of tropical tartness.

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I made this tonight and changed it up a bit... I used two cans of cherry pie filling and left the pineapple out.  I added 1/4 cup of amaretto "Disaronno" to the pie filling and also added 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips on top of the white cake mix.... awesome!

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I made this tonight and changed it up a bit... I used two cans of cherry pie filling and left the pineapple out.  I added 1/4 cup of amaretto "Disaronno" to the pie filling and also added 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips on top of the white cake mix.... awesome!

Oh Heck Yeah! Sounds like a great version of a dump cake. Can't wait to see the video.

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This thread makes me sad...my wife doesn't lie cherries. :sad:  :sad:  :sad:  :sad:  :sad:  :sad:


We make dump cakes out of apple, peach or blueberries also Squarehelmet. They are so simple to make and really good served warm with ice cream. 

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Made this over the weekend. Very easy and gooooood. I threw in my DO and after we pulled dinner off the KJC. Worked out wonderful with some ice cream. Wanna try with some peaches next time.

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