Moist Mandarin Orange Cake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy, delicious cake to make. So light and refreshing. A great spring or summer recipe, as well as a great Thanksgiving day recipe.
Photo adapted from thebakingbookworm.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
(18 ounce) yellow or white cake mix
1/2 c
oil
4
eggs
1 can(s)
(11 ounce) mandarin oranges in juice, pureed
3 Tbsp
lime juice
1/2 c
raisins or craisins (optional)

FROSTING

1 pkg
(8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
3 c
powdered sugar, sifted
2 Tbsp
pureed mandarin oranges

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a food processor or blender, puree mandarin oranges (with juice) and lime juice and measure 1 cup pureed mandarin orange for the cake.
2
Place cake mix, oil, eggs, 1 cup pureed mandarin orange in a large mixing bowl.
Beat using an electric mixer and start with low speed and increase to medium speed to blend well.
Fold in raisins or craisins.
3
Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Cool.
4
Frosting: In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, blend together cream cheese and butter.
Add powdered sugar, a little at a time, blending well on low speed. Then slowly mix in pureed mandarin orange and blend until smooth.
Frost cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American