This Black Forest Dump Cake is where dreams and reality intertwine. Seriously. You thought you could only dream up a cherry filling so rich with a brownie topping so chocolatey… it’s truly the most magical medley. But, the best part of this delightfully sweet fantasy is that it could, in fact, become a reality for you. And even better, it’s quite effortless to make your dream come true. So, stop wishing for Black Forest Dump Cake and fulfill your heart’s desire!

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  • 2 (21-ounce) cans cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 (18.4-ounce) package brownie mix
  • 3/4 cup salted butter, frozen
  • vanilla ice cream, optional, to taste, for serving
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Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Lighting coat the sides of a 9×13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

Step 3 –Pour the cherry filling into the prepared baking pan.

Step 4 –Evenly pour the water over the pie filling.

Step 5 –Evenly sprinkle the brownie mix in one layer on top of the water. Do not stir it in.

Step 6 –Grate the frozen butter over the brownie mix.

Step 7 –Bake the cake until it is bubbly all over, about 35 minutes.

Step 8 –Let the cake stand for 10 minutes.

Step 9 –Slice and serve with the vanilla ice cream.