Crockpot Apple Dump Cake is the ultimate comfort food. All it takes is four easy ingredients dumped into your Slow Cooker and you will be well on your way to a warm, rich and delicious Apple Cake. I love to top mine with Vanilla Ice Cream!
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We are now in the middle of February. This is my least favorite month of the year. Here in the Midwest, I feel like we can go weeks without seeing the sun. It’s enough to make anyone go a little crazy with cabin fever! This is the time when I really need some comforting recipes that can warm me up from the inside!
Whenever I need one of these recipe, I need to look no further than my Crock Pot! And, for this recipe, we will be using our Slow Cooker a little bit differently than we have before. I’ve always thought of the Crock Pot as a kitchen appliance to use while making pot roasts, stews and soups. But, it turns out, you can make some pretty awesome desserts in your Slow Cooker too! For instance, dump cakes are something that lots of people have been trying out lately. So I thought I’d share this recipe for a Crockpot Apple Dump Cake.
What Is A Dump Cake?
They call these recipes Dump Cakes because you simply take all of the ingredients and dump them into your Crock Pot. Set the timer and leave it! In a couple of hours, you will have a delicious apple cake! It is so simple, easy and mess free. There will hardly be any dishes to clean up! And Dump Cakes are great to make when you are entertaining. Simply get it started before the guest will arrive and it will be cooking while the party is hopping! And everyone will be able to smell the delicious Apple Cake that will be waiting for them soon!
Dump Cakes could also be a great idea to bring to a pitch-in or potluck. They travel extremely well!
I can also see myself using this as a great Thanksgiving dessert that can add something a little bit different to the spread!
What Ingredients Do You Need For A Crockpot Apple Dump Cake?
Just four ingredients! Super easy! I can’t believe you can make something this delicious with only 4 simple ingredients!
- Yellow Cake Mix
- Ground Cinnamon
- Apple Pie Filling
*Vanilla Ice Cream If Desired
Crockpot Apple Dump Cake
When you mix the topping together, it may be a bit lumpy. Don’t worry! This is what will make that nice and delicious top layer! If you want to add a little more flair to this recipe, feel free to add some walnuts to it. Our son is allergic to tree nuts, so we usually leave those out of recipes. I also think it would be delicious to drizzle some caramel sauce on top of the vanilla ice cream!
I hope you enjoy this recipe for Crockpot Apple Dump Cake. Please leave a message in the comments to let me know how it turned out for you!
Crockpot Apple Dump Cake
- 1 box 15.25 oz, yellow cake mix
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 stick 1/2 cup, melted butter
- 1 can 20 oz, apple pie filling
- vanilla ice cream optional for serving
- Add cake mix and cinnamon to a mixing bowl and mix well.
- Add melted butter and mix well.
- Mixture will be crumbly. Set aside.
- Grease a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray and spread apples in the bottom.
- Top with cake mixture.
- Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 2-21/2 hours or until edges are brown and center is set.
- Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
When you mix the topping together, it may be a bit lumpy. Don't worry! This is what will make that nice and delicious top layer! If you want to add a little more flair to this recipe, feel free to add some walnuts to it. Our son is allergic to tree nuts, so we usually leave those out of recipes. I also think it would be delicious to drizzle some caramel sauce on top of the vanilla ice cream!