Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I learned this recipe in a speech class 4 years ago, my first semester in college! When my husband and I make it for parties, it's gone about as quickly as it's taken from the oven! It's always a big hit, and some of our friends even request it! The time is approximate, as is the amount of margarine/butter. Play around with it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 0.5 (18 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 1 lb canned peaches in heavy syrup
  • 12 cup margarine, thinly sliced


  1. in a square baking dish, pour canned peaches (or whatever other canned fruit you choose) into the bottom, using only about 1/2 the syrup that's in the can.
  2. Cover the peaches with 1/2 a box of white cake mix.
  3. Thinly slice a stick of margarine (or butter) and arrange the slices so they (basically) cover the surface of the white cake mix.
  4. Bake at about 350F for about an hour, or until the peach juice seems to have been well-absorbed, and the butter has melted on top, creating a nice, lightly-browned, crumbly topping.
  5. Serve topped with vanilla ice cream, if desired.