Aunt Clara Mae's Pineapple Orange Cake Recipe

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Aunt Clara Mae's Pineapple Orange Cake

ginny dhondt


My great Aunt Clara Mae used to make this wonderful cake for all our family gatherings. I love that it is so most!

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15 Min


25 Min


1 box
duncan hines butter recipe golden cake mix
1 can(s)
mandarin oranges (do not drain)
4 medium
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 box
instant vanilla pudding mix
1 can(s)
crushed pineapple (do not drain)
8 oz
cool whip (small tub)

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix cake mix, oranges in juice, eggs, and vegetable oil until oranges are broken up good and blended well. Pour into 2 to 4 8" round pans and bake at 350 degrees. (about 25-30 minutes for 2 pans, 15 to 20 for more pans) Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.
For icing, place pineapples with juice in a medium mixing bowl. Pour instant pudding mix on top, and mix together. Let sit about 5 minutes, then fold Cool Whip into the mixture. Ice cake, and store in refrigerator.
Added Bonus: any leftover icing can be slightly frozen and eaten like ice cream. YUM!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy