13 Reviews

We loved this dessert. The topping of cake mix and nuts....yummy. I liked this so much I'm already thinking of what other flavors to use. I am thinking of trying peaches next time. So good. Thank you for posting.....great recipe.

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mommyoffour March 09, 2010

Tastes like it was a lot of work! 45 minutes in the oven seemed about right for mine- I used crushed pecans on the top and they were getting almost burnt. I thought this would make an enormous amount, but the finished product is not actually that deep. If you serve it more cooled, the pie filling is nice and gel-ly. But I did heat it to serve it to my guests- 45 minutes at 350F (covered in foil) was perfect.

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J-Lynn July 26, 2009

Yummy! And easy.

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Daniel'sWife July 13, 2008

My husband loved the topping. I always make a half recipe. It works perfect!! Thanks!!

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JackieCollas September 02, 2006

I've been making this recipe for about 30 years. Sometimes instead of pie filling I use canned peaches or fruit cocktail. I drain off about 3/4 of the syrup or juice before putting the fruit in the pan.

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YummyTummy May 25, 2005

A great simple dessert. I used pecans rather than walnuts - we are not fans of walnuts. It was wonderful. Thanks for the recipe Katrina!

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SUSIE IN MISSOURI May 16, 2005

This is awesome! Have made it twice now. First time with cherry pie filling, second time with peach. So quick and easy to prepare. A very rich dessert that definitely needs ice cream, whipped cream or even milk on it.

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Okra April 06, 2005

So Yummy! I added some almond extract to the cherry filling and used slivered almonds in place of the walnuts. The buttery, nutty streusal topping was a great contrast to the tangy cherry pie filling! Great with or without the ice-cream!

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Harley Seashell Princess March 19, 2005

I've made this several times now and it has turned out great every time. It is a real treat for my son who has an egg allergy. I've made the recipe according to the directions, and I've also tried it in an 8 inch square pan using only one can of cherry pie filling (all I had on hand at the time) and the whole box of cake mix. It gave it a thicker crust, but I actually liked it even better that way. And we ALWAYS go with the vanilla ice cream on top. YUM! Thanks for the recipe!

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BetterOffBread May 31, 2004

I actually prepared the cake mix according to directions and spread the batter over the cherries. and baked for 45 minutes. It turned out beautifully! Thanks Katrina!

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Sharon123 May 20, 2004
Cherry Supreme