Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake

This pecan pie cobbler tastes just like pecan pie, but it's so much easier to make!

Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake
Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake
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This delicious Southern dessert recipe for Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake only calls for a few simple ingredients. You won't believe how easy it is to make this dump cake recipe. Melted butter is layered with pecans, an easy flour mixture, and brown sugar. Hot water is then poured over the entire mixture, but you don't even have to stir it! All you have to do is pop the dump cake into the oven and bake it until it is golden brown. This tasty pecan cobbler recipe tastes best served warm with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. If you love the classic Southern dessert, pecan pie, then you have to try this simple pecan dump cake recipe. This is definitely one of the easiest cobblers you'll ever make!

Yields8 servings

Preparation Time5 min

Cooking Time30 min

Cooking Vessel Size9 x 13-inch baking dish


From the Creator of Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake

"I developed a Caramel cobbler recipe because when I was younger I didn't like the fruit in cobblers. I just wanted the crust and gooey part. One time I had just made a pecan pie for a neighbor and thought pecans in my caramel cobbler would be great. It was. They have very similar flavors and textures except the cobbler is easier to make. Now everyone likes the Pecan Cobbler better than the Caramel Cobbler.

I make Pecan Cobbler a couple times a month or when I have a dessert craving. It's quick and easy and made with staple ingredients so I always have the ingredients on hand. I also make it when hosting a dinner party. I can mix it together and put it in the oven when guests arrive and by the time we're finished with dinner it's ready and there's nothing better when it's fresh and hot with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The joy in cooking for me is feeding other people. I like to entertain and share what I make. I don't have a big appetite and never make myself an elaborate meal or dessert unless someone is there to enjoy it with me."

- Paula from Call Me PMc

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Have not tried it yet!

It's wonderful

I have not tried this recipe yet, but I can't wait. I rated one star because as I said I haven't tried it yet!!!!!

You leave one star because you haven't made this recipe?? You leave stars to rate if you liked it or not, as I said, after you've tried it!

I made this dessert for my family this weekend and they loved it! This was so much easier to put together than a pecan pie, but the taste was just as good!

How do I get a list of the ingredients for this dump cake?

Hi lkb613, if you click on the phrase "Click here for the easy Southern recipe," you'll be taken to the full recipe, including the ingredient list. This phrase is just below the Cooking Vessel Size. I hope that helps! - Natalie, Editor of FaveSouthernRecipes

i keep clicking on it but the recipe for the Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake does not show up.

Hi geistmom, it does take a second for the link to load. Once you get to the blogger's site, there's about three photos to scroll through - but then you should see the full written recipe. I hope that helps! - Natalie, Editor of FaveSouthernRecipes

This looks really good. I'm sure that everyone at my Thanksgiving would be thrilled with this recipe!

I'm pretty sure I could bake nothing but dump cakes and be happy. They're so easy and so delicious! I think I'll try this one out at Thanksgiving this year :)

This seems so much easier to make than traditional pecan pie. I like that you just dump everything together and bake it!

I add pecans to everything, I can't wait to try this pecan-filled dessert! Just in time for a family party!

Pecan pie is so delicious, so this has got to be great! There aren't even that many ingredients.

Yum! I'd definitely serve this to my family with vanilla ice cream.

I never really think about utilizing pecans in recipes, but this cobbler looks super yummy! I'll definitely bookmark this idea for later.

Pecan pie is one of my favorite desserts, I can't wait to try this super easy version at home. I bet peach ice cream would taste great with this!

I just tried to make the pecan cobbler dump cake. I added 2/3 cup of milk to the sugar and flour (3 cups dry), It is dry crumbly, far from pouring. Was the milk supposed to be 1 2/3 cups, this is a guess ?

Hi dougstenberg 47565 18, For specific questions about the ingredients, please leave a comment on the blogger's site asking for help. She should be able to answer your questions! I hope this helps! Kaitlin, FaveSouthernRecipes Editor

Please help me understand, Pecan measurements are drastically different. The recipe says 1 cup... is this 1 cup, crushed, pieces, 1/4's, halves, whole? This would be a huge help for those of us that are easily confused -)

Hi kendleshill 258702 1, For specific recipe questions/clarifications, please leave a comment on the blogger's recipe asking for help. She should be able to answer your questions! I hope this helps! Kaitlin, FaveSouthernRecipes Editor

I would like the recipe using the cake mix.

Hi kimbaltr 1209117, The blogger recently updated this recipe to use self-rising flour instead of cake mix. Please leave a comment on the blogger's recipe asking for instructions for the cake mix version. I hope this helps! Kaitlin, FaveSouthernRecipes Editor

The blurb states this pecan cobbler dump cake is made with a cake mix but the link is to a different recipe. Where is the cake mix recipe for pecan pie dump cake, please?

Hi Nuclear Nana, This link goes to the correct recipe, but there is this note from the blogger "Please note, I updated this recipe 9/29/14. I tested the recipe using self-rising flour versus a cake mix and found the flour to be much better. The recipe reflects these changes." I apologize for the inconvenience. I have updated the description above. If you would still like to make the cake mix version of this recipe, please leave a comment on the blogger's recipe asking for instructions. I hope this helps! Kaitlin, FaveSouthernRecipes Editor


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