Sensational Summer Dessert Recipes

Cherry Dump Cake à la mode

Serves 6


  • 2 pounds Door County cherries (fresh or frozen and thawed), pitted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 box (21 ounces) cinnamon crumb cake or muffin mix
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, thinly sliced
  • Vanilla ice cream

Cooking Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F.

In large bowl, combine cherries and brown sugar and spread on bottom of 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Sprinkle cake mix packet over cherries (reserve crumb packet).

In small bowl, combine crumb mix packet and almonds; sprinkle over cake mix layer. Place butter slices evenly on top of cake; bake 45-55 minutes, until golden. Let stand 15-20 minutes; serve cake with vanilla ice cream.