TRACIE'S MANDARIN ORANGE CAKE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

My co-worker, Tracie De Stefano, tells me she got this recipe from her ex-mother-in-law. She said the cake was so good that she asked for the recipe after the divorce! This is the kind of cake you want to refresh you on a muggy August afternoon in the shade of the verandah.
Photo by: rebekahsfamilyfoodandfun.blogspot.com


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

1 box
yellow cake mix
4
eggs
1 c
oil
1 small
can mandarin oranges, drained

FROSTING:

1 large
can crushed pineapple, drained
1 pkg
(3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding
1
9 oz. bowl whipped topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, combine cake mix, eggs, oil, and mandarin oranges. Blend at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds); then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
2
Pour batter into a 13x9" cake pan. Bake in a pre-heated 350-degree oven for 35 minutes. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
3
Cool cake on wire rack. In the meantime, prepare frosting.
4
In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, the whipped topping, and the pudding mix. DO NOT prepare the pudding. Just use it straight from the box. Stir ingredients well until thoroughly mixed. Spread onto cooled cake.
5
Decorate top of cake with drained mandarin orange slices (optional).
6
This is the lady who gave me this recipe, Tracie De Stefano.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #moist, #rich, #fruity