Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake without Cake Mix
A classic dump cake made better without the use of a cake mix.
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup baking cocoa
  • 1¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2- 20 ounce cans cherry pie filling
  • ½ cup chocolate chips ( Optional but good)
  • ¾ cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl combing flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Spread cherries into a 9x13 pan.
  4. Sprinkle chocolate chips over cherries if using.
  5. Sprinkle flour mixture over cherries evenly. Shake pan slightly to even out flour and distribute it slightly.
  6. Slowly drizzle melted butter over flour mixture.
  7. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until cake topping is set.
  8. Serve plain or with ice cream or whipping cream.
Recipe by Lynn's Kitchen Adventures at