Here is a campfire dump cake, that is a spin on a classic recipe but made in the dutch oven!
Dump Cake Recipe
The ingredients for this camping dessert are really easy. You can see them shown above. The full recipe is at the bottom of the post.
Directions Create hot coals for the dutch oven.
Line the dutch oven with foil and spray with some cooking spray.
Dump the pie filling into the bottom of the dutch oven.
Mix the cake mix & soda together in another bowl and pour over the cherry filling.
Sprinkle the pecans on top. I just covered half since some of our eaters wanted it without.
Place lid on dutch oven, cover with coals and bake for 20-25 minutes depending on your heat.
Use your nose to test for done-ness. We could really smell a strong baking smell and when we pulled it around 23 minutes. It turned out perfectly!
If you can smell a burning smell, then you’ve baked it too long.
The filling was really hot, but that didn’t stop everyone from devouring it. This is NOT a posed photo below. It was so delicious that we were practically fighting over it. Yummier than made with the conventional oven!
Classic dump cake is made with a can of crushed pineapple. We tried this another time and it was too wet for the cake to cook properly. If you want to include it, just use a half of a can of crushed pineapple and half of a can of cherry pie filling.
This post first appeared on Diana Rambles on 10 Sept 2013