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Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler

5 from 6 votes
Warm Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler will become a new obsession for your family. It is one of the perfect cobbler recipes.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
cake mix blueberry cobbler on a white plate

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Warm Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler will become a new obsession for your family. It is one of the perfect cobbler recipes because you start with a boxed yellow cake mix. It is a great way to have dessert, brunch or whenever you want a quick dessert.

Cake mix blueberry cobbler on a white dish with full cake pan of cobbler on the side.

This cake mix blueberry cobbler is really a blueberry dump cake because you really just dump the ingredients into the cake pan and bake it up. The result is a buttery cake bursting with fresh blueberries or frozen berries, if you prefer. Blueberries are a super food packed with nutrients, find out more information here.


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What We Love About This Dump Cake Recipe Blueberry

This easy blueberry cobbler with cake mix is the perfect way to use up all your fresh berries in the warner months or whenever you are craving some berry goodness. This berry cobbler is a quick and easy recipe.

  • 5 Minute Prep: This recipe can be thrown together in only five minutes and bakes in 30 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry, it takes only 3 ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Topped with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream and everyone will be so happy.
  • Adaptable: Can make it gluten free or lower calorie.
Ingredients needed to make blueberry dump cake recipe.

Ingredient Notes

  • 2 Cans of Blueberry Pie filling  or 4 cups of fresh berries with 1 cup of sugar
  • Yellow Cake Mix any brand that you have or enjoy
  • Butter: sliced in pieces or melted butter
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Equipment Needed

  • 13X9 Cake Pan
  • Spatula

How to Make Recipe Blueberry Dump Cake

These are the basic steps for making 3 ingredient dump cake. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutritional information.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees, open your cans of pie filing or prepare fresh berries, and spray your pan with nonstick spray.

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STEP 2: TOP

Second, place the berries on the bottom of the pan, then evenly sprinkle on the cake mix. Top with thin slices of butter or drizzle with the melted butter. Do not mix.

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STEP 3: BAKE

Finally, bake for about 30 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.

Prep and Storage Tips for Blueberry Cobbler with Cake Mix

HOW TO MAKE THIS CAKE MIX BLUEBERRY COBBLER RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make the delicious cobbler a day in advance and place in the fridge in an airtight container or wrapped well in plastic wrap.

HOW TO STORE THIS BERRY DUMP CAKE RECIPE

Store any leftover fruit cobbler in the refrigerator in an airtight container or wrap the cake pan in plastic wrap.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze for up to 6 months. Thaw by placing in the fridge overnight and it is ready to serve.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

This blueberry cobbler dump cake is perfect cold, room temperature, or warmed up and topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER

A great way to make this recipe healthier is to use unsalted butter, gluten free cake mix or a sugar free cake mix. Also, try a sugar free pie filling.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE FRESH BLUEBERRIES OR FROZEN BERRIES IN THIS BLUEBERRY RECIPE?

Of course, in a large bowl mix the berries with sugar and use just like the pie filling in this recipe.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE MADE INTO INDIVIDUAL PORTIONS?

Indeed, simply fill ramekins with berries, a little bit of cake mix and top with the butter.

CAN I USE ANOTHER TYPE OF CAKE MIX?

Really, you can use any flavor of cake mix that they have at the grocery store that you like. Lemon cake mix would be wonderful for cake mix blueberry cobbler.

cake mix blueberry cobbler on a white plate

Expert Tips for Making This Blueberry Dump Cake Recipe

  • Add Lemon juice or Lemon Zest: A hint of lemon in this fruit cobbler would really brighten up the flavors.
  • Nuts: Try crushed walnuts or pecans to add a little crunch to your cake.
  • Variation tip: Try adding a splash of vanilla to your blueberries to give it a little bit of extra flavor.
  • Crock Pot: Slow cooker or crockpot can be used to make this cobbler, it will free up your oven.

What to Serve with Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler

  • Vanilla Ice Cream or Vanilla Yogurt
  • Whipped Cream or Cool Whip
  • Top the cream with fresh berries

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cake mix blueberry cobbler on a white plate

Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler

5 from 6 votes
Warm Cake Mix Blueberry Cobbler will become a new obsession for your family. It is one of the perfect cobbler recipes.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 12 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 42 ounces blueberry pie filling 2 cans or 4 cups of fresh berries with 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 ½ sticks butter melted sliced, or shaved
  • Ice cream or whipped cream for serving optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a 13×9 dish with nonstick spray
  • Place pie filling or fresh berry sugar mixture in bottom of pan in an even layer
  • Evenly sprinkle on cake mix
  • Top with butter
  • Bake about 30 minutes until golden and bubbly
  • Serve with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired, and enjoy!

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Lemon juice or Lemon Zest: A hint of lemon in this fruit cobbler would really brighten up the flavors.
  • Nuts: Try crushed walnuts or pecans to add a little crunch to your cake.
  • Variation tip: Try adding a splash of vanilla to your blueberries to give it a little bit of extra flavor.
  • Crock Pot: Slow cooker or crockpot can be used to make this cobbler, it will free up your oven.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Serving: 1g | Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 2mg

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Scarlet

Wednesday 19th of January 2022

What a great way to use fresh blueberries. This blueberry dump cake was easy and it was so yummy!

Glenda

Wednesday 19th of January 2022

Wow, was this ever delicious! And I love how simple the recipe is. I threw it together for unexpected guests over the weekend and served it with vanilla ice cream. What a hit! Thanks for sharing.