Devoured! It is a fantastic alternative to making a blueberry pie. I think your story is funny. Not a fan of blueberries, … anyone else have this issue? That’s what I was about to ask too! or any advice for me about it? I don’t sift the flour, but you certainly could! After a summer dinner of harvest fruits and veg, she’d serve this in a small dish with a splash of whole milk or half & half. I really had no intention of eating a pint of blueberries by my lonesome, and was feeling a little lazy on the weekend, so I decided to make a dump cake, where essentially all you’re doing is ‘dumping’ the ingredients into a bowl, stirring, and then dumping it into a skillet and baking. Sprinkle the blueberries evenly around the top of the batter. of Erythritol, and it was a sloppy mess that didnt even resemble a cake…its more like a topping for cake at this point. Serve warm and enjoy. Now, I have to share a funny story with you that makes me giggle every time I think of it: I was once doing a radio interview about my cookbook and they invited the live audience to call in. Thanks! I’m a busy working mom (and cookbook author x2) to boy-girl twins and a toddler. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. It did not look like yours at all, especially it had no “cakey” look about it. The super easy recipe has just 3 ingredients and prep takes about 3 minutes. Instant cake. I did leave it in the iron skillet & coooed it on the stove from the bottom to try & cook off some of the slop but it’s still a mess. If you love blueberry desserts, then this blueberry dump cake is the perfect summer recipe. It took all I had to contain my laughter. I’d just make sure you thaw them/drain the liquid from them before using them . I’m using a 10 1/4 inch skillet here, but any skillet around that size would work . Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. My kids loved it very much, So I make it again and again for my kids. Whomp whomp. Butter a non-stick pan and set aside. 4.43 from 424 votes. This skillet cake looks so good. I confess that I was very curious how one could make a “cake” without eggs and/or baking powder/soda. ( Log Out /  The blueberries and goo kind of tasted good, because how could baked fresh blueberries with a ton of sugar, butter, milk and flour not taste good? we ate it all, So glad you enjoyed this recipe! Required fields are marked *. . Sprinkle the blueberries evenly around the top of the batter. Perfect for making the most out of berry season, this 5 ingredient blueberry skillet dump cake is the easy dessert recipe you’ve been waiting to enjoy! Sprinkle cake mix over the fruit. Slice butter and distribute over the surface of the cake mix. Hashtag with us! And could I freeze it? for details. Thank you for returning such fond memories to me! I’m so glad to hear how much you and your family enjoyed this cake . I have made it several times and also have had the problem of undercooked crust and middle. Thank you for the recipe! I’m a sucker for a really strong lemon flavor, so I would suggest 1 tablespoon , I’m so glad i found this! I cooked it an extra 10 minutes but still a bit gooey yet tasty. With this recipe, you’re making a quick cake batter in a bowl and then pouring it into the skillet, and pouring the blueberries on top. In a large bowl, melt the butter and let it cool slightly. Would halving or reducing the size of this recipe work? Great recipe! I love that combination. You’ll love it, I promise! Print Rate. Thank you so much for liking my 5-ingredient recipes . my only issue was that the crust was very under cooked. 1 cup sugar (use super-fine sugar if you can find it or just buzz regular granulated sugar in a blender/food processor for a few seconds just before it becomes a powder so the cake isn’t grainy). I’m going to try this one. I made it last weekend for a party, and it was a hit, but I made a mess of my counter when I dumped it to cook on a rack. Do you think this would work with frozen blueberries? It sounds like perhaps your cake cooked at too high a temperature, too quickly, in too thin a pan, resulting in a crust and gooey center. Also added mc cormicks pure lemon extract to the batter I used almost a teaspoon. This easy blueberry dump cake is made with only 3 ingredients! I used to make this, too, until I accidentally recycled the recipe card. This Blueberry Dump Cake Recipe is one of the simplest blueberry desserts you will ever make. Prep Time: 5 minutes. Oh man, what a sweet old man! The only other thing I can think of is that perhaps too much milk was added? I am always impressed with how amazing your 5-ingredient recipes are , Haha, YES, girl I think the exact same thing about the word association lol, and that old man made me smile. When I attempted to slice it (it did kind of slice) and put it on the plates, there was no cakiness about it. This recipe is meant to stay in the skillet I’ll add that to the recipe notes, definitely no need to turn it out So glad you liked it!! Haha, it’s definitely tempting enough to eat in one sitting…and hey, it’s blueberries, so, it’s “healthy” right? , […] only 5 ingredients, you can literally make this 5 Ingredient Blueberry Skillet Dump Cake in no time at all. I feel like I’ve seen more this year than ever before, and even though I had berries galore, I couldn’t walk past the fresh blueberries and not get them. I made this recipe early this morning to serve for breakfast. Your email address will not be published. Can’t believe this has only five ingredients and looks so delicious! How much lemon juice or zest from lemon skin do you suggest for giving it a lemon blue berry flavor? Thanks for the comment!! Hi there Elaine, i followed instructions but i’m thinking I just should have let it cook more than it did. Great question! With only 5-minutes to spare, I quickly prepared this with the fresh blueberries from the farmers market, popped it in the oven and voilà! I made it in a 10 inch cake pan. 5-Ingredient Blueberry Skillet Dump Cake Ever have one of those days where you just NEED to eat a cake? Have you been going to the farmers market on weekends? It is a fantastic alternative to making a blueberry pie. ( Log Out /  I used a 10 1/4 inch skillet for this recipe. What size skillet are you using? Quick, easy and delicious. Lengthened then cook time and it remained flat and sticky. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Ever have one of those days where you just NEED to eat a cake? Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The dump cakes are more like upside down pies to me than cakes, despite being made with boxed cake … Would the baking time be affected as well if I changed the size? Who wants to associate “dump” and “cake” together? Looks delicious! For the ice cream, we almost always have vanilla or vanilla bean as a staple in our freezer. I don’t think my husband did, either. With a layer of juicy blueberry pie filling and a buttery topping, it’s perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. I found other “dump cakes” online that mostly used boxed cake mixes, which would have definitely had some kind of leavening agents. There is no leavening in this recipe, it’s not a typical ‘fluffy’ cake type recipe, but you could definitely add some baking powder if you’re used to those types of cakes. ( Log Out /  Pour batter into the prepared skillet. Not all pans can go in oven.. I’m making this now .. anrd read that non stick pans should not be be put in oven ?? Could I use a small baking pan (such as a brownie pan) instead? I live in Milwaukee, WI. After I already have ..can be toxic it said idk but it’s looking good, Hi sorry – just seeing this now. Any recipe that can be whipped up in minutes is the perfect recipe to try! Using fresh blueberries, all the ingredients are layered in a pan and baked to perfection! Is it suppose to be soft and gooey or firm? I just pulled it out of the oven and it’s looking good. 5 ingredients is all you need to create this simple, yet delicious summery blueberry skillet dump cake. Can I leave it in the cast iron to cool or will that burn it? very good otherwise! BTW. It was 2 cups of fruit total, and it was wonderful!