Slow-Cooker Tropical Dump Cake + More Slow-Cooker Dessert Recipes

Jul 23 2019
Throw a bunch of deliciousness into a slow cooker, and an impossibly decadent cake will emerge! It's one of our very favorite magic tricks, and this fruit-filled recipe deserves a standing ovation.

Hungry Girl's Healthy Slow-Cooker Tropical Dump Cake Recipe

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1/8th of recipe (about 3/4 cup): 214 calories, 1.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 253mg sodium, 48g carbs, 2g fiber, 31g sugars, 1g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3 hours


3 cups frozen pineapple chunks

2 cups frozen mango chunks

1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch

3 packets natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1 3/4 cups moist-style yellow cake mix (about 1/2 box), or HG Alternative below

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

2 tsp. coconut extract

Optional toppings: shredded coconut, light whipped topping


In a slow cooker sprayed with nonstick spray (a 4-qt. slow cooker is best), combine fruit, cornstarch, and sweetener. Mix well.

In a medium-large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Stir until uniform and mostly smooth.

Transfer cake batter to the slow cooker, and spread to cover the fruit. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours, or until topping is golden brown and firm.

Enjoy hot, warm, or chilled.


HG Alternative: If made with sugar-free cake mix (like the kind by Pillsbury) each serving will have 176 calories and 15.5g sugars (FreestyleSmartPoints® value 3*).

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Chew on this:

Today, July 23rd, is National Vanilla Ice Cream Day. A 70-calorie scoop of Enlightened Vanilla Bean would be pretty tasty on today’s cake!

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