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Crockpot Pumpkin Dump Cake

Crockpot Pumpkin Dump Cake. An easy homemade pumpkin pie filling made with pumpkin, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and salt gets topped with caramel, pecans, spice cake mix, and butter. Don't forget to serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel drizzle, crockpot, fall
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 371kcal




  • (15 oz) can pumpkin purée not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/2  cup  brown sugar packed
  • teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cloves
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  chopped pecans plus more for serving
  • 1/2  cup  jarred caramel ice cream topping plus more for serving
  • (15.25 oz) box spice cake mix
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cubed (1/2 cup = 1 stick)
  • Vanilla ice cream for serving


  • Grease crockpot with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Dump mixture into crockpot and spread with a spatula to evenly cover the bottom of the crockpot.
  • Top filling with pecans and then caramel.
  • Pour in cake mix and use your hands to spread it out evenly and gently press it down.
  • Top with cubed butter.
  • Cover with a thin tea towel (this catches any condensation), then place lid on top.
  • Cook on HIGH for 2-3 hours*, or until cake is cooked to your liking.
  • Scoop and serve with vanilla ice cream and an extra sprinkle of pecans and drizzle of caramel.
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*2 - 2/12 hours was perfect for me. Would probably also work to cook this on LOW for 4-6 hours.


Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 5530IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2.6mg