Dutch Oven Dump Cake

Prep Time: 3 minutes 

Cook Time: 45 to 55 minutes 

Servings: 16


  • 2 cans pie filling*

  • 1 box cake mix*

  • 1 can soda*

  • Fresh fruit, optional


Spread pie filling evenly in the bottom of a 10- or 12-inch Dutch oven. Add additional fresh fruit if desired (or substitute one can of the pie filling for three cups of fresh fruit).

Sprinkle cake mix evenly over the top of the pie filling. Pour can of soda over the top of the cake mix. Do not mix.

Place over eight to 10 heated briquettes and cover. Place 10 to 15 heated briquettes on the lid.

Cobbler is done when top is nicely browned. Cooking time is 45 to 55 minutes, depending on weather conditions.

Serve with ice cream or whip cream if desired.


Blackberry Peach Cobbler
1 can peach pie filling
2 to 3 cups fresh blackberries
1 box yellow cake mix
1 can 7UP or Sprite

Cherry Chocolate Cobbler
2 cans cherry pie filling
1 box chocolate cake mix
1 can Pepsi or Coke

Lemon Berry Cobbler
1 can blueberry pie filling
1 can raspberry pie filling
1 white or yellow cake mix
1 can 7UP or Sprite

Apple or Peach Spice Cobbler
2 cans apple or peach pie filling
1 box spice cake mix
1 can root beer or 7UP

Pink Strawberry Cobbler
2 cans strawberry pie filling
1 box strawberry or pink velvet cake mix
1 can strawberry soda or 7UP