Dorthea's Incredible Orange Cake & Frosting

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By
@Quinnn

Who the heck is Dorthea?? Heck if I know, but the old girl made a fine cake! I borrowed a book from the library years ago and this recipe of "Dorthea's" was tucked in the pages. So, Dorthea, if you would like your recipe back, here it is! lol


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

1 pkg
yellow cake mix (9x13)
1 can(s)
mandarin oranges (large)
3 large
eggs
peel of 1 orange (just the orange part), grated

FROSTING

3/4 pkg
powdered sugar
1/2 can(s)
evaporated milk
1/4 c
crisco
grated orange peel to decorate top

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR CAKE:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Pour yellow cake mix in a bowl. Add 3 beaten eggs and 1 can of mandarin oranges. (Use juice from can if mix seems too thick.) Stir in orange peel.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.
4
FOR FROSTING:

Mix 1/2 bag powdered sugar, Crisco and evaporated milk with hand mixer. Continue to add powdered sugar until the desired consistency is reached.
5
Top with grated orange peel. Makes a lot of frosting so you will have some to use for another use.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids