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Cherry Pineapple Cabana Dump Cake

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars
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"Shredded coconut and macadamia nuts give this surprisingly simple cherry pineapple cake a delicious island flavor."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 557
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan. In the prepared baking pan, layer undrained crushed pineapple, then LUCKY LEAF Cherry Fruit Filling. Sprinkle dry cake mix over the top, smoothing evenly and covering the top.
  3. Pour the melted butter or margarine over the top, covering evenly. Top with the coconut and nuts.
  4. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until brown on top and bubbly.
  5. Let cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cooled.

Footnotes

  • * Optional: omit coconut and add extra 1/2 cup of nuts
  • ** Substitute pecans, peanuts, or cashews for macadamia nuts

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 557 calories; 33.4 63.8 3.6 42 469 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this for a Thanksgiving potluck. The macadamias and coconut on top did burn. If I made this again I would add both ingredients to the top at the end of the cooking time.

Most helpful critical review

Made this on Christmas 2017. It was good while warm, except everyone thought there were too many nuts (along with the coconut, made it quite crumbly). If I make it again I will only use 1/2 the ...

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I made this for a Thanksgiving potluck. The macadamias and coconut on top did burn. If I made this again I would add both ingredients to the top at the end of the cooking time.

This is close to a family recipe from my dads side of the family, never added the nuts or the coconut to it. but found that it is good both ways

this is one of my FAVORITES! I've been making this for years and wanted to make sure it was posted!! I use mixed nut. I've not had them burn. I have not tried coconut, but I'm excited to try...

I read all the reviews prior to making. So basically use 2 cans of pineapple, and half the amount of butter is all that is necessary. I used butter cake mix because it was all I could find in a ...

This turned out amazingly!

I made this today for work and it turned out amazing! I didn't have any nuts or coconut, so it was mostly just pineapple, cherry pie filling (*lite* and 2 cans, not 1), cake mix and butter, but...

A dear family friend of ours used to make this, and it was a favorite of ours for a long time. We prepared it somewhat differently though. Instead of melting the butter, we sliced thin pieces of...

The taste was very good, and you can't beat the ease of preparation. But 50 minutes in the oven was way too long and mine was burnt around the edges. Next time I'll bake it for much less.

I've made this recipe many times (minus the nuts and coconut), 1/2 the butter - sliced thin, rather than melted. I use 2 cans of cherry pie filling rather than 1. And I serve it with a scoop of ...