Luscious Orange Cake

Luscious Orange Cake Recipe

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Dixie Graham


This recipe is from Betty Crocker. I made it for the first time for Easter 2013. My husband could not stay away from it, and he normally can bypass desserts! It is moist and densely good with a frosting that is not too sweet.

★★★★★ 1 vote
12 - 16
15 Min
30 Min


1 box
yellow cake mix
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
chopped walnuts (optional)
1-11 oz can(s)
mandarin oranges, undrained
1-20 oz can(s)
crushed pineapple, undrained
1 box
(4 serving-size) instant vanilla pudding
1/2 - 1 tsp
grated orange peel (optional)
1 c
thawed cool whip

How to Make Luscious Orange Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl beat the cake mix, oil, walnuts, oranges and eggs on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  • 3Bake for 30 - 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely, at least 1 hour.
  • 4Frosting: Stir together the pineapple, pudding mix and orange peel. Gently stir in Cool Whip. Spread on cake. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.

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About Luscious Orange Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes