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Lemon Dump Cake

For a sweet and tart dessert in a snap, make this delicious Lemon Dump Cake. Add ice cream or fresh whipped cream for a perfect lemon treat!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • 2 jars 12-ounces each lemon pie filling or lemon curd
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 15.25-ounce box lemon cake mix
  • ½ cup butter


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Spread the lemon pie filling into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg, and granulated sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Drop spoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture over the lemon pie filling.
  • Sprinkle the dry cake mix evenly over the pie filling and cream cheese layer.
  • Slice thin pats of butter and place evenly over the top of the dry cake mix.
  • Bake the dump cake for 40 minutes or until the top is turning golden brown.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes at room temperature before serving.