Strawberry cheesecake dump cake starts with a cake mix for a super easy dessert. The cheesecake filling is so rich and delicious. The entire recipe is quick and easy.

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Strawberry cheesecake dump cake in a bowl topped with ice cream.

Strawberry Cheesecake Dump Cake

This decadent dessert only requires 5 ingredients. You can easily make this anytime the craving strikes for something sweet. It is such an effortless recipe to prepare.

Bowl of Strawberry cheesecake dump cake.

Why is a dump cake called a dump cake?

The name originates from the uncomplicated process of dumping all of the ingredients into a dish. There is minimum prep work required and the recipe is straightforward.

In addition, no mixing bowl required. However, the results are fabulous.

Ingredients for recipe: cake mix, strawberries, cream cheese, butter.

Ingredients: 

  • strawberry pie filling
  • Whipped Cream Cheese 
  • white cake mix or yellow cake mix
  • butter, melted
  • fresh strawberries (optional but delicious) 

How to make strawberry cheesecake dump cake:

  • Preheat oven. Allow to properly warm up prior to starting.
  • Use cooking spray to generously grease the pan. This recipe requires a 9×13 inch baking dish. Spray it thoroughly and liberally with nonstick baking spray.
  • Put the strawberry pie filling in the bottom of the baking dish. Next, use a rubber spatula to spread evenly.
  • Add the whipped cream cheese. Place dollops sporadically on the pie filling.  
Process of making Strawberry cheesecake dump cake and baking.
  • Melt the butter in the microwave. Next, stir in the cake mix into the melted butter with a fork until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the cake mix. Simply pour the cake mix and butter all over the top of the cream cheese dollops.
  • Finally, bake the Strawberry Dump Cake. This will take about 30 minutes to 40 minutes or until the top is golden brown. 
  • Remove from the oven. Allow the cake to slightly cool prior to serving.
Casserole of Strawberry cheesecake dump cake.

How to serve:

Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream based on preference. Garnish with fresh sliced strawberries for a stunning presentation.

Bowl of Strawberry cheesecake dump cake.

How do you know when dump cake is done?

The cake will begin to bubble upon completion and the top will be golden brown in appearance.

Casserole of Strawberry cheesecake dump cake.

Does dump cake need to be refrigerated after baking?

Yes, refrigerate leftovers for proper storage. However, make sure to cover it to preserve freshness.

Bowl of Strawberry cheesecake dump cake.

How long can you keep dump cake?

The cake will last up to 5 days covered in the refrigerator.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Dump Cake

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Strawberry cheesecake dump cake starts with a cake mix for a super easy dessert. The cheesecake filling is so rich and delicious. The entire recipe is quick and easy.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 421
Author Desserts on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2 strawberry pie filling (21 oz.)
  • 8 oz Whipped Cream Cheese
  • 1 box white cake mix or yellow cake mix
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • fresh strawberries optional

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter or spray it with nonstick baking spray.
  • Add the strawberry pie filling to the bottom of the baking dish (both cans), and using a rubber spatula, spread it evenly over the surface of the dish.
  • Add dollops of the whipped cream cheese on top of the pie filling.
  • Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl. Then stir in the cake mix into the butter with a fork until it’s wet combined and crumbly.
  • Pour the cake mix and butter mixture on top of the cream cheese dollops and spread out as evenly as possible.
  • Bake the Strawberry Dump Cake in the preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and let it just slightly cool on a cooling rack.
  • Scoop cake into bowls, top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Garnish with fresh sliced strawberries. Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers covered for up to 5 days.  I love to warm the leftovers in the microwave for 20-30 seconds before enjoying, so that the cake is warm again.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 421kcal, Carbohydrates 65g, Protein 3g, Fat 16g, Saturated Fat 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 41mg, Sodium 450mg, Potassium 55mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 40g, Vitamin A 489IU, Vitamin C 21mg, Calcium 138mg, Iron 1mg

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  1. Do you make your own whipped cream cheese or is it something you buy prepackaged and ready to use? The recipe sounds great and I would like to try it.