This Apple Dump Cake recipe is probably the easiest and most delicious cake you will ever taste.  It’s so easy even your kids can make it!

You only need five simple ingredients to create this fabulous Apple Dump Cake.

Apple Dump Cake Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 – 20 ounces can Apple pie filling
  • A box of Spice Cake Mix
  • one stick of real butter
  • Optional: Heath bar bits or toffee bits and chopped pecans.

Apple Dump Cake is quick and easy and perfect for fall.

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You cannot celebrate fall without an apple dessert.  This Cake is the perfect fall dessert because it is easy to make, plus it smells and tastes terrific. 

This post includes step by step directions with a picture for you to see how easy it is to whip up in no time.

First: layer in this Apple Dump Cake Recipe

After spraying a 9 x 13 baking dish with a cooking spray, dump two cans of apple pie filling in the bottom of the baking dish.  Spread the apple pie filling out evenly. 

Can you use other pie fillings to make this Dump Cake?

Yes, you can, but the spice cake mix may not go with other pie fillings.  A yellow cake will go beth with different pie filling flavors.

Layer the apple pie filling.

Cake Mix Layer

Sprinkle a box of Spice Cake Mix evenly over the apple pie filling. 

Heath Bars

Add a bag of Heath Bar pieces on top of the Spice Cake Mix. 

Can you leave off the Heath Bars?

Yes, you can, but the Heath bars give you one more layer of texture and flavor.

Add the heath bar pieces on top of cake.

Add The Pecans

Sprinkle the chopped pecans over the spice cake mix and apple pie filling. 

Can you leave off the pecans?

Yes, the pecans are optional, but they do add a nice crunch and go well with apples.

Layer of pecans on top of the cake.

Do Not Forget The Butter

Slice the butter into small slices and place them all over the top of the Apple Dump Cake.  Be sure to completely cover the cake with butter. 

Top the cake with pats of butter.

Bake the Apple Dump Cake

Bake the Cake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  Oversee the last 5 minutes and make sure your pecans are not burning.  

Serve This Delicious Apple Dump Cake

This apple cake is delicious served hot or warm with some vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.  Scoop out a big bowl of this apple dump cake and add a scoop or two of ice cream—drizzle caramel over the top of the ice cream plus whipped cream for a fabulous treat.

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Quick and Easy Apple Dump Cake using a spice cake mix and can apple filling.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cake, best dessert, cake mix, cake-mix cake, dump cake, easy cake, easy dessert, quick & easy
Servings: 10
Calories: 376kcal


  • 2 twenty-ounce cans apple pie filling
  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter (one stick)
  • 1 bag Heath bar toffee pieces
  • 1 cup pecans chopped


  • Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray
  • Add two can apple pie filling to the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the box of dry spice cake mix on top of the apple pie filling.
  • Top the spice cake with a bag of Heath bar toffee pieces.
  • Add one cup of pecans on top of Heath bars pieces.
  • Slice the butter and place it on top of everything.
  • Bake 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 421mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 289IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg

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