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Cake Mix Apple Cobbler

This cake mix apple cobbler aka apple dump cake is our favorite fall dessert! Make homemade apple cobbler easy with this recipe!

apple cobbler on a plate topped with vanilla ice cream

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

Also known as apple dump cake, this delicious 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, apple crisp, mini pumpkin muffins, and pumpkin cream pie.

Ingredients to make apple dump cake

  • granny smith apples
  • brown sugar
  • seasonings: cinnamon, nutmeg and salt
  • cake mix
  • butter
  • milk
ingredients needed to make cake mix apple cobbler

How to make cake mix apple cobbler

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.

apple slices 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

It is such an easy fall dessert! Fall is the time for bonfires, pumpkin patches, and baking up all of your favorite seasonal treats.

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

wooden spoon taking a scoop of apple cobbler

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apple cobbler on a plate topped with vanilla ice cream

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Yield: 12 servings

Cake Mix Apple Cobbler

apple cobbler on a plate with a scoop of ice cream on top

This Cake Mix Apple Cobbler is a delicious and easy to make fall dessert! The best easy apple dump cake.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

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

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

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 262Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 359mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 2gSugar: 32gProtein: 2g

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