toffee apple dump cake

Toffee apple dump cake

  • serves 9
  • Easy

This recipe for toffee apple dump cake is easy to make and perfect for entertaining friends and family. Drizzle extra toffee or caramel sauce for a more indulgent tea time treat


Make your own dump cake from scratch! This style of cake comes from the US and refers to the stir-and-dump-it-in-a-tin method, but it’s also pretty good if you’re having one of those heartbreak moments!



  • butter 125g
  • dark muscovado sugar 225g
  • eggs 2, beaten
  • plain flour 225g
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • cooking apples 200g, peeled, cored and diced
  • soft toffees 100g, chopped into pieces


  • butter 100g, at room temperature
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • icing sugar 200g
  • toffee or caramel sauce


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Put the butter and muscovado sugar in a food processor and whizz for a couple of minutes, then blend in the eggs. Add the flour and baking powder and whizz until combined. Stir in the apple and toffee pieces.

  • Step 2

    Pour into a buttered, base-lined 20cm square tin and bake for 1 hour, or until risen and dark golden. Remove from the tin and cool. To make the frosting beat the butter, vanilla and icing sugar with 3 tbsp of the toffee sauce until smooth. Spread over the cake then drizzle over more sauce to finish.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 559
  • Fat 24.2g
  • Saturates 14.7g
  • Carbs 79.8g
  • Sugars 57g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 4.5g
  • Salt 0.9g