My Favorite Blackberry Dump Cake Recipe

blackberry dump cake

Blackberry dump cake is warm and decadent. it goes great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Imagine the ice cream getting all soft and melty atop the hot cake that is slightly fresh out of the oven. Yum! I bet this dump cake would be a wonderful surprise for my kids when they get off the school bus. The house would certainly smell amazing as the scent of fruit and cake wafts through.

Yes! This blackberry dump cake is super easy to make. It’s the perfect go-to dessert when you’re pressed for time.



4 c. fresh blackberries or frozen berries, thawed

1 (3 oz.) box blackberry gelatin or raspberry gelatin

1/3 c. granulated sugar

1 (16 oz.) box Ducan Hines yellow cake mix

1/2 c. Kerrygold butter melted

1/2 c water

1/4 c. chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Spread berries into the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Sprinkle dry gelatin and sugar over the berries.
Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the gelatin.
Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the gelatin.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and bubbly. Test the cake with a toothpick until it comes out clean.
Let cool before serving. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.



Quick Tip: Serve this delicious dump cake with your favorite ice cream. We prefer vanilla bean by Breyers.