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Cherry Black Forest Dump Cake

This cherry Black Forest Dump cake is a delicious, easy to throw together cake that uses just a few ingredients and can be cooked in under an hour in the smoker or oven.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour


  • 32 ounces Cherry pie filling
  • 1 box Chocolate cake mix 15.25 ounces
  • 1 stick butter .25 lb


  • Pour 32 ounces of cherry pie filling into 9 x 13 dish or half-size foil pan.
  • Pour cake mix evenly over the top of the cherry pie filling to cover. Press down firmly all over using a potato masher or similar.
  • Slice butter into a lot of pieces.. 14 to 16 pieces is common.
  • Arrange slices of butter over the top of the pressed cake mix.
  • Preheat smoker or oven to 375℉, When it is ready place the pan of cherry black forest dump cake on the grates and cook for 45-60 minutes or until the top starts to look dry.
  • Remove from the heat when finished and serve immediately. Great with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream.