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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★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make Dorthea's Incredible Orange Cake & Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1FOR CAKE:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Pour 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.
  • 3Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.
  • 4FOR 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.
  • 5Top with grated orange peel. Makes a lot of frosting so you will have some to use for another use.

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About Dorthea's Incredible Orange Cake & Frosting

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