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Easy Hawaiian Dump Cake

Easy Hawaiian Dump Cake

Trust us. You won't find any cake recipes easier than this Easy Hawaiian Dump Cake. There's no need to let anyone know it's made with a box mix because they'll be too distracted by how delicious it tastes! The combo of the pecans, coconut and pineapple give this tasty cake a sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Plus, the addition of rum extract, shredded coconut, and crushed mandarin oranges and maraschino cherries make this cake a one stop shop for all things decadent. Move over, Betty Crocker. Dessert is served.

Ingredients
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained (reserve 1/2 cup juice)
  • 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 12 maraschino cherries, cut in half
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
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Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
     
  2. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
     
  3. Add crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges and maraschino cherries to the baking pan.
     
  4. Prepare cake according to package directions.
     
  5. Add the ½ cup of the reserved pineapple juice in lieu of some of the water in the cake mix.
     
  6. Add the rum extract to the cake mix.
     
  7. Pour the cake mix over the fruit.
     
  8. Pour melted butter next.
     
  9. Sprinkle the coconut and pecans over all.
     
  10. Bake for 1 hour or until cake is done and golden on top.

 

 

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This recipe looks so decadent. I want to try it tonight. Is there any way that you can substitute the nuts for something else or maybe eliminate them altogether? My daughter is allergic to tree nuts, but I really want to make this recipe and see what the family thinks.

this sounds good, but really, two sticks of butter? Is there a substitute for rum extract? I love cakes with pineapple, coconut, and pecans, so I'm sure this recipe will be amazing. This does have quite a few steps for a "dump" cake, but that's okay.

This looks super easy to make! I loved that it was so moist, but the pecans added a nice crunchy texture.

I thought this cake was just okay. I was expecting something a bit different and exciting, but it tasted like a classic dump cake. Perhaps more tropical fruit would help. And white cake mix rather than yellow.

This was SUPER tasty, and so easy - how can you not love that? The pecans definitely give a much-needed crunch in contrast to the soft, moist cake. I'll be making this again, to be certain.

Not to rain on your parade, but you definitely can find easier recipes. And I define a "dump cake" as a cake that's mixed in the pan, not a bowl. (And whatever happened to the "i haven't made this yet" (so I'm not rating it) button?)

I am thinking of making this recipe and using a pineapple cake mix. Think it would be really great.

That sounds like a good idea!

Do I have to add the coconut?

I make it an upside down dump cake. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Melt 1 stick of butter in bottom of pan. Sprinkle brown sugar over melted butter. Dump in drained, tall can pineapple tid bits, dot with spoonfuls of pie filling. Make a yellow cake mix according to directions and poor over all. Bake at 325 for 1 hour or until center of cake springs back from touch. Place tray large enough to cover pan, over top of pan and invert cake onto tray. When cooled,Frost with cool whip.

Why do people keep making this harder? If one simply dumps a can of pie filling(cherry is best), one can(approx. same size can as pie fill)crushed pineapple, one box cake mix(yellow or white)dry, NOT mixed, 1&1/2 sticks of sliced butter, and then some nuts(halves, pecans are best) into a 9x13 pan, pop into 350 degree oven, bake for one hour and VOILA! It is delicious and simple and people rave over it! Why go to the trouble of melting the butter? UNnecessary! Jimmie Ellis

This is the very best dump cake-Except..I use a can of cherries with the canned pinea-ple, and all juice from both cans cover the dry cake mix, and then cover with coconut, pecans and the second stick of melted BUTTER !! It is so rich I only make it when serving a crowd- and ir it a scoop into dessert bowl dessert-not cake like- but it is the one they always want more of and ask at every gathering,"Will you bring that dump cake ??"

Thanks for sharing your comment it has made my decision to make this just as you did.

I don't think these recipes are tested before throwing them out there! I've been cooking a LOT of years, can follow directions, and am an excellent cook. THIS recipe is positively NASTY!!! Don't waste your time and money on the ingredients. I enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes, but most of what I've gotten from this site SHOULD have been tested first! I doubt I'll waste my time and money on any other recipes from Recipe Lion!!!

i am afraid,as i have also tried many as well.and most or bad to if ifie at best.most do not sound right from the begining. sorry just true facts nothing personal about this site at all.now i have found a few from cooks on here sometimes from blogs etc pintrest that are o.k to good.

I thought the cake mix was to be put on top of one stick melted butter and the fruit mixed together (juice and all) was poured over dry mix and the coconut and pecans then dstributed over top and the 2nd stick of melted butter was then drissled over the top and then bake for 45 min to 1 hr in 350 degree oven. That;s why it is named 'dump cake' the mix is used in recipe dry.

brandalla69 I learned it the same way you did.

Can this be made into cupcakes??? Macadamia would be good in this. Thanks.

I thought for sure this would've had macadamia nuts instead of pecans. That would make it even more Hawaiian. :) Might have to try this!

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