Say 'hello' to peach season with the easy fresh peach dump cake recipe! This simple dessert recipe will win the hearts of many. Fresh peaches flavored with cinnamon and a cake mix topping that is topped with pecans forms a crunchy, crusty layer that combines beautifully with the soft, cooked peaches.
This recipe uses fresh fruit instead of canned peaches. If all you have on hand is canned peaches, I also have a peach dump cake with canned peaches recipe! The preparation method is a little different but the results are delicious!
The topping is made with a box cake mix and the melted butter is mixed in with the cake mix instead of slicing and placing on top and the end results is a delicious crumbly topping that takes only minutes of prep!
This recipe uses simple ingredients and comes together quickly.
- fresh peaches - choose fresh juicy peaches that are nicely ripened.
- lemon juice- freshly squeezed lemon juice, not the bottled lemon juice
- brown sugar - use light brown sugar in this recipe
- box of yellow cake mix- you can also use white cake mix in this recipe.
- pecans - pecans add flavour and crunch. You can also used chopped almonds or slivered almonds.
Step by Step Instructions - How to make Peach Cobbler Dump Cake
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Peel and slice peaches. I like to leave one with the skin on and peel the remaining peaches.
Add sliced peaches to a small mixing bowl. Add in brown sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and cinnamon. Stir well to combine.
Transfer peach mixture to prepared baking dish.
In a separate mixing bowl, combine melted butter and cake mix. Use a pastry blender (or clean hands) and stir until a crumbly dough forms.
Sprinkle on top of peaches in baking dish. Top with coarsely chopped pecans.
Bake in 350°F oven for 40 to 50 minutes, until top is light golden brown and peaches are bubbling at the sides.
Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Store cooled cake covered in plastic wrap or transfer to an airtight storage container for up to three days
This delicious dessert is best enjoyed the same day as making it. You can also reheat it in the microwave for 30 seconds to warm it up again and enjoy!