ORANGE DREAMSICLE REFRIGERATOR CAKE

Teresa *

By
@BlueGinghamApron

This yummy cake takes me back to the summer days of my youth. If you liked the orange dreamsicle/creamsicle ice cream pops, you'll like this cake.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
orange cake mix
(plus eggs, oil and water called for on box)
1 box
(3 oz.) orange gelatin
1 c
boiling water
4 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
2 Tbsp
powdered sugar
1 c
milk
1 box
(3 1/2 oz.) instant vanilla pudding
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
orange extract
1
8 oz. tub whipped topping, thawed

Step-By-Step

1Prepare and bake cake according to box instructions for a 9"x13" glass pan.
2Immediately upon removing cake from oven, poke holes all over using a skewer or chopstick.
3Pour orange gelatin into a medium bowl, add boiling water and mix until dissolved.
4Slowly pour (or spoon) over cake, filling all the holes well.
5Allow cake to cool completely (after 1/2 hr., it can be refrigerated to hasten the cooling.)
6When the cake has cooled, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese with powdered sugar, until fluffy.
7Gradually beat in 1/4 of the cup of milk, until smooth.
8Gradually add remaining 3/4 cup milk and blend until smooth.
9Add the vanilla pudding mix, vanilla extract and orange extract and mix until smooth.
10Fold in whipped topping until well incorporated.
11Spread evenly over cake, then cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hrs. before serving.
12Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids