Watch how to make a cherry dump cake in a slow cooker

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Many people know that slow cookers can be used to make delicious dinners, but it's not common knowledge that these wonderful devices can make desserts, too. There's no need to dirty up every dish, bowl, and mixer in your kitchen to get a tasty dessert, simply pour all the ingredients in a slow cooker and let it cook! 
This amazing recipe for cherry dump cake is sure to get your mouth watering! This recipe is beyond simple -- no stirring or baking required! Let the slow cooker do all the work. The hardest part is waiting for it to be done!
You'll need:
1 large can of cherry pie filling
1 box yellow cake mix
1 stick butter, melted
To make the dump cake, simply line the bottom of the slow cooker with a large can of cherry pie filling. Dump a box of yellow cake mix on top, and pour a melted stick of butter over the top. Set on high for 3 hours.
For an extra-delectable treat, The Magical Slow Cooker recommends adding some white chocolate morsels (chips) to the mixture.
Now comes the difficult part: waiting! Find something to distract you for a few hours, and try not to let the delicious smell of the slow cooker tempt you into eating the dump cake early. Once it's ready, just scoop out and enjoy! We love this cake served with vanilla ice cream. 
You can also make your own pie filling using frozen or fresh cherries, which allows you to control the sweetness: 
4 cups pitted cherries
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Heat the cherries in a saucepan until the juices begin to release. If you are using frozen cherries, simply thawing them will do the trick. Add the sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice and combine well. Stir constantly over low heat until the filling is thickened. 
Here's a tip: You can make this recipe with any type of fruit pie filling, so feel free to experiment with whatever you like best! 
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