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Lemon Lush Dump Cake

 This easy-peasy recipe is sure to become a favorite with family and friends. With a few simple ingredients you have a luscious lemon dump cake. Enjoy!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dump Cake, lemon, lemon desserts, lemon dump cake, lemon lush
Servings 16
Calories 222 kcal
Author Pam


  • 1 box yellow or white cake mix
  • 21 ounce can lemon pie filling
  • 12 ounce can seltzer, plain, lemon or orange work well
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • lemon zest for garnish


  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. Using a whisk, mix until combined. It does not have to be completely combined. There can be some lumps. Add vanilla extract. Mix again then, 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 completely. Spread Cool Whip and place in fridge for a couple of hours. Add lemon zest to top of Cool Whip. Slice up and Enjoy!