Cake Mix Apple Cobbler

4.45 from 114 votes

This cake mix apple cobbler also known as apple dump cake makes a great easy fall dessert! Make homemade apple cobbler in a fraction of the time with this recipe.

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Why we love this recipe

  • Easy to make: yellow cake mix is a time saver to make the cobbler topping
  • Basic ingredients: made with granny smith apples and pantry spices, the filling comes together quickly!
  • Family favorite: Everyone loves apple desserts, and this apple dump cake is delicious served with a scoop of cold vanilla ice cream!

Making apple cobbler with cake mix is an easy way to make this family favorite dessert in no time!

Also known as apple dump cake, this delicious fall dessert is made with thinly sliced apples seasoned with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg and baked with an easy cobbler topping made from cake mix.

Every fall I’m always ready for all the apple and pumpkin recipes. Some of our favorites include apple crisp bars, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, cake mix pumpkin bars, apple crisp, mini pumpkin muffins, and pumpkin cream pie.

ingredients needed to make cake mix apple cobbler

Ingredients to make apple dump cake

  • granny smith apples
  • brown sugar
  • seasonings: cinnamon, nutmeg and salt
  • cake mix
  • butter
  • milk

How to make it

Step 1: Peel and cut the granny smith apples into thin slices and place them in a large mixing bowl. Add the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to the sliced apples.

Use a spoon to mix together the brown sugar and seasonings until the apples are completely coated.

apples mixed together with spices

Step 2: In a separate bowl, mix together the yellow cake mix, milk, and melted butter until it forms a thick batter.

Step 3: Grease a 9 by 13 baking dish and pour the apple slices into it. Pour the cake mix cobbler batter over the top of the apples, then use a rubber spatula to spread it out evenly.

Step 4: Bake the apple dump cake at 350 degrees for 38-43 minutes, or until golden brown on top.

While this is delicious all by itself, our favorite way to serve apple cobbler is warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. It can’t be beat!

cake mix apple cobbler

If you are looking for an easy apple cake recipe with fresh apples, this recipe is for you! I prefer the flavor of freshly baked apples in any baked dessert.

Try this recipe the next time you go apple picking with your family!

apple cobbler on a plate topped with vanilla ice cream

Fall is the time for bonfires, pumpkin patches, and baking up all of your favorite seasonal treats.

wooden spoon taking a scoop of apple cobbler
a fork taking a bite of cake mix apple cobbler
apple cobbler on a plate topped with vanilla ice cream

Give this easy apple cobbler a try this year! You won’t be disappointed.

apple cobbler on a plate with a scoop of ice cream on top
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4.45 from 114 votes

Cake Mix Apple Cobbler

By: Joy Shull
This delicious Cake Mix Apple Cobbler recipe is made with fresh apples.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients 

  • 5 granny smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 15 oz box yellow cake mix
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter

Instructions 

  • Mix together the apple slices, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a bowl
  • Transfer the apple mixture to a greased 9 by 13 baking dish
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the cake mix, milk, and melted butter
  • Pour the cake mix batter mixture over the apples  and spread it out in an even layer
  • Bake the cake mix apple cobbler at 350 degrees for 38-43 minutes, or until golden brown on top 
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream on top

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal, Carbohydrates: 54g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Trans Fat: 0.3g, Cholesterol: 17mg, Sodium: 362mg, Potassium: 142mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 37g, Vitamin A: 241IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 113mg, Iron: 1mg
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