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Easiest Recipe for Strawberry Dump Cake

Once you make this easy dump cake, there’s no turning back. You’re going to love the simplicity and how luscious tasting this cake is. Bake one up and enjoy every bite!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake mix, Dump Cake, strawberries, strawberry desserts, vanilla cake
Servings 16
Author Pam


  • 1 box yellow or white cake mix
  • 21 ounce can strawberry pie filling
  • 12 ounces can plain or strawberry seltzer
  • 4 tbsp butter cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 8 ounce tub Cool Whip or any whipped topping
  • •strawberries for garnish
  • sprinkles for garnish, optional


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees, lightly spray a 13 x 9 baking pan with cooking spray.

    2.Empty pie filling into pan and with a rubber spatula, spread evenly over the bottom of pan.

    3.In a medium to large mixing bowl, add cake mix with can of seltzer, baking powder, and vanilla extract. Using a whisk, mix until combined. It does not have to be completely combined. There can be some lumps. Pour over pie filling. Dot with butter cubes. Bake for about 29 to 32 minutes. Check after 29 minutes. If testing with a toothpick, don’t go down to bottom because of the pie filling. Should have no crumbs or dry crumbs.

    4.Let cool on counter for at least an hour, Place in fridge and cool completely. When chilled, spread Cool Whip and place back in fridge for a couple of hours.