Need a dessert in a hurry? Dump cakes are insanely easy to make and perfect when you’re in a rush. First, let’s discuss the name. While “dump cake” may not sound super appetizing, trust us, they are. The name comes from the way you make these treats: dump the ingredients into a pan, mix and bake. These simple desserts are guaranteed to please anyone with a sweet-tooth. Ready, set, dump.