Baker arranges butter slices on top of cake mix. It emerges from oven a heavenly delight

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Fruitcakes tend to get a lot of flak around the holidays (largely because the store-bought kind are less than stellar), but the truth is they can be quite delectable. Take, for instance, the dump cake, which is just a mix of cake batter and your choice of fruit filling.
The treat is aptly named, as you essentially just dump your ingredients into a baking tray before it goes into the oven. If all this talk about fruitcake has piqued your interest and your sweet tooth aching, then you ought to try whipping up a dump cake at home. 
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Cherry-pineapple dump cake
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes
Serves: 8
Ingredients
1 (15-oz) can crushed pineapple with juice, undrained
1 (20-oz) can cherry pie filling
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 stick butter
Directions
1. Grease a 9x13 casserole dish and preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. Layer your cake: Spread pineapple with juices on the bottom of the casserole dish.
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Then pour cherry pie filling on top.
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Sprinkle cake mix over the top of the fruit.
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It's okay if you don't get it perfectly even, though you should avoid any large mounds.
Lay sliced butter on top of the cake mix, evenly distributed.
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Top with chopped nuts.
3. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the top is golden brown and bubbly. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before serving with vanilla ice cream.
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