Consider this situation. You are on a strict diet, as many of your friends are getting married in the coming month and you want to look good at their wedding. The diet is not only strict, but it has converted you to a vegetarian as well. You are already going crazy trying to maintain a balance between looking good and maintaining your sanity. The temptation became nerve racking at all the bachelorette parties, but you held your fort strong, even though your mouth watered as a friend bit into a piece of dessert. It finally fell apart when a piece of cake came to your table and you could not stop your hand from putting that piece in your mouth. For the next two weeks, you went into depression, wondering why your will was so weak. It would be a relief for people in such a dilemma to know that there are many delicious vegetarian recipes for cakes with low calorie content. At the same time, such cakes are not bland or tasteless.
One of the popular eggless cakes is the dump cake, which is also not too high on calories. It is amongst the easiest, quickest and tastiest cakes you can make. It even has a historical past. They say that the cake originated during World War II, when there was severe shortage of eggs. Therefore, to control the consumption of eggs, a recipe for cake without egg was created. Making a dump cake goes by its name literally, wherein you need to dump the ingredients in a bowl, mix them, put the batter in oven, and the cake bakes itself out. It is so easy to make that you can make it while camping outdoors as well. It is a favorite at children’s birthday parties, potluck parties and bridal showers too. The ingredients used are simple and can be experimented with. In this case, we will help you explore the recipe of pineapple dump cake. Read on and enjoy!
How To Make Pineapple Dump Cake
Recipe Type: Vegetarian
Serves: 24 servings
Calories Per Serving: 226
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
- 1 (15 ounce) can Crushed Pineapple
- 1 (21 ounce) can Cherry Pie Filling
- 1 pack Yellow Cake Mix
- 8 ounces Walnuts (chopped)
- ½ cup Margarine or Butter
- First, preheat the oven to 350oF.
- Place drained pineapple pieces into a baking pan.
- Spread the cherry pie filling evenly over the pineapple pieces.
- Now, sprinkle the cake mix evenly over the layer. Do not stir.
- Cut butter into slices, with a butter knife and set them above the cake mix. You could also pour melted butter evenly over the cake mix layer.
- Sprinkle nuts over these layers
- Place the pan into the oven and let it bake for about an hour.
- You can decorate with frosting, when it is still hot.
- Leave the cake to chill in the refrigerator and serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side.
- To the basic recipe described above, you can add variations by using peaches, blueberries, strawberries, golden raisins, rhubarb and coconut. You can add whipped cream, sauces or fruit syrups too.