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Smores Dump Cake Recipe

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This Smores Dump Cake Recipe is fast and easy to make! Just add ingredients, and let the oven do the rest. Simple cake recipes like this should be made all the time.

I’ve been a S’mores fan for as long as I can remember – how can you deny that marshmallow and chocolate combination?!

When craving a sweet treat, a dump cake recipe is the way to go! Just dump – and be a tad bit patient for it to bake!

Awesome smore recipes like this are the best!

Smores Dump Cake Recipe

We’re big s’mores fans in our house – and for good reason. It reminds us that the flavor combination can easily be made in various fun ways.

My boys have been begging for s’mores all the time, and when they crave that taste, this is the recipe that I love to make them.

It’s also a simple way to create a fun dessert that takes minimal time and effort. Give it a try – you won’t be sorry!

Why is it called a dump cake?

You may have heard of “dump cakes,” but have you ever wondered why they are called that? Despite what the name suggests, it doesn’t necessarily mean that these cakes are made from something “dumped.”

The term comes from the simple and easy method of making this sweet treat. Instead of carefully measuring and combining ingredients, you literally “dump” them into a baking dish, and voila!

A delicious cake is ready to be baked.

The convenience and ease of this method have made it a popular dessert choice for busy individuals who want to indulge in their sweet tooth without sacrificing too much time and effort.

So the next time you whip up a dump cake, you’ll know the origin of its name!

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Smore Cake Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

I’ve been a fan of meal planning for a long time – and I don’t see myself stopping anytime soon. It’s a fast and delicious way to prep meals and saves me stress.

Main Dish: Raspberry Chicken Salad Recipe

Vegetable Side: Thai Sweet Asparagus Recipe

Starch Side: Southwestern Cheddar Steak Fries

Refreshing Drink: Paloma Mocktail Recipe

Best Cake Recipes:

Once you make this Simple Dump Cake Recipe, it’s time to ask yourself why you haven’t made more. They’re so fast and straightforward to make.

Here are some of my favorite flavors.

This Peach Crisp Dump Cake Recipe is full of sweet flavors.

Check out this Light and Delicious Tropical Dump Cake recipe!

I love making this Caramel Apple Dump Cake during the fall months.

I think you need to make this Blueberry Cobbler made with Cake Mix asap!

Wait until you taste the deliciousness of this Strawberry Dump Cake!

Find out how easy this Heavenly Peach Raspberry Cobbler Recipe is!

I’m a big fan of making this Easter Bunny Cupcake Cake Recipe!

S’mores have been a beloved treat for generations, and it’s not hard to see why. The combination of gooey marshmallows, melty chocolate, and crunchy graham crackers is a match made in dessert heaven.

But what is it about the flavor that has made it so popular? For starters, each ingredient brings a unique taste and texture.

The sweetness of the marshmallow perfectly balances the bitterness of the dark chocolate, while the crunch of the graham cracker adds a satisfying texture to each bite.

Additionally, s’mores are often associated with memories of camping trips, summer nights by the bonfire, and good times spent with friends and family.

It’s no wonder that the flavor has become such an iconic part of American cuisine.

More Smores Recipes:

Smores Dump Cake Recipe

Smores Dump Cake Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This Smores Dump Cake Recipe is fast, simple, and easy. You'll love how it turns out!


  • 1 15.25 ounce box of Devil's food chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 ¼ mini marshmallows divided
  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup mini milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Spray a baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Dump the cake mix, water, and eggs into the baking dish. Whisk.
  3. Stir in 1 cup of the mini marshmallows, making sure to spread them out evenly.
  4. Put the pan in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chips, and the rest of the marshmallows on top. Then bake for 10 more minutes.
  5. Place it under the broiler for a short time to toast the marshmallows.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 65mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 3g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 7/20/2023

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