dorthea's incredible orange cake & frosting

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Family Favorites
from Not Far From Green Bay, WI

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

serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dorthea's incredible orange cake & frosting

  • CAKE
  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix (9x13)
  • 1 can
    mandarin oranges (large)
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • peel of 1 orange (just the orange part), grated
  • FROSTING
  • 3/4 pkg
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 can
    evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c
    crisco
  • grated orange peel to decorate top
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How To Make dorthea's incredible orange cake & frosting

  • 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.
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