Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  260
  • Protein  1 g
  • Carbohydrates  44 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  292 mg
  • Potassium  107 mg
  • Phosphorus  140 mg
  • Calcium  26 mg
  • Fiber  0.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 high calorie
  • 1-1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • 40 ounces canned fruit is equivalent to 2 cans.You can use pineapple or any of your favorite canned fruit.
  • Top with whipped topping if desired.
  • If you have diabetes, reduce portion if necessary to stay within your carbohydrate goal.

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Fruity Dump Cake
Dalyn61 says:

I got this recipe from my teachers way back in 1978. At that time we used one can cherries (ones to make a pie, the sweet kind) and a can of pineapple, undrained. Topped that with a yellow cake mix, dry. Then two whole sticks of butter. Thinking about that now is shocking. But it was never dry.

Jul. 18, 2018, 2:50 PM
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I have made this cake many times but didn't realize it was kidney friendly. My husband will be glad to know one of his favorite desserts is ok for him to have.

Mar. 23, 2018, 11:42 AM
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vms00205 says:

DISGUSTING. The cake mix didn't dissolve, ended up with raw mix sitting on top of the cake where butter wasn't placed. Used 3/4 cup margarine as subsequent comments recommended. Threw it in the garbage after tasting. I'm leaving your recipe site because I've tossed to many recipes in the garbage, I can no longer afford to try any more of your recipes. Dietitian comment: We are sorry you had a bad experience with this or other recipes. There are many great recipes on the site.

Aug. 27, 2016, 10:43 AM
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Do you drain the fruit first or add in the whole can, please clarify. Dietitian comment: Use the fruit and the liquid in the can. I have added undrained in the prep notes to clarify. Thank you!

Jun. 07, 2015, 9:11 PM
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sandym says:

I recieved lots of compliments and requests for the recipe, I used a Sugar Free yelloow cake mix. Everyone loved it :)

Jul. 26, 2012, 9:09 AM
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busybee40 says:

My go to recipe when I want a sweetie fix. Easy and yummy. But, I had to increase the melted butter to 3/4 cup as the amount called for left the cake top grainy as the cake mix did not absorb the butter. Used both the peaches and pineapple and were both great. Used the fruit packed in natural juice, not the slightly sweetened,

Mar. 16, 2012, 11:02 AM
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Dez1 says:

My Dad BoBo loves this! BoBo seal of approval! Extra yummy & easy!

Feb. 27, 2012, 4:59 PM
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AnneRD says:

Our patients really enjoyed this; however, when I made it, I found that I needed 3/4 cup margarine as the 1/2 cup wasn't enough to absorb into the mix. Also, while both peach and pineapple versions were good, the texture was much softer and kind of "gooey" for the peach, but both were very good. For a flavor boost, I added 1 tsp. rum extract to the pineapple and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon to the peach version (mixed into the fruit juice). A great, easy recipe!

Sep. 05, 2011, 11:05 AM
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Lacyj13 says:

This recipe was sooo good. I used peaches and we cleaned it up. It was good to everyone and no one knew it was kidney freindly!

Sep. 22, 2009, 8:07 PM
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I have made this using nuts on top, but I now know nuts are not kidney friendly. My mom has CKD 3, so I am very happy to know that this cake is kidney friendly, without the nuts. We have made this many times and it is wonderful. Thanks Davita!!

Mar. 02, 2009, 6:26 PM
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seldon says:

My husband, the kidney patient, absolutely loves this recipe. I also love it, not only because it is so good, but because it is so easy to make!! It is good enough for company and special occasions.

Feb. 26, 2009, 4:54 PM
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marco says:

I used white cake mix. I wasn't impressed with this recipe.

Feb. 21, 2009, 12:19 PM
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Dave H says:

I tried this recipe last night. I thought it a little confusing since it didn't say to place the cake mix dry on the fruit or mix as directed. So, I placed the cake mix dry. I used Pinapple crushed and it came out very delicious. We are diabetic so 5 carbs was great. Try it you'll love it. We have a sweet tooth so we are always looking for something, this was the bomb!

Jan. 23, 2009, 3:04 PM
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free says:

This was great. We really liked it and great both for diabetes and renal. Just a couple things that could have been on recipe. should put undrained fruit and size of cans. We used pineapple and from other recipes i knew that it should be undrained and the size of pineapple can we used, we only needed one can. Its a great dessert.

Jan. 22, 2009, 10:24 AM
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This is an excellent recipe. Very easy to make. I've been making it for years and ALWAYS receive compliments and request for the recipe.

Jan. 21, 2009, 5:02 PM

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