Mandarin Orange Cake

Betty Graves


I have seen this recipe out there so many times and I have to admit it is the best cake I have ever eaten. It is wonderful the next day. I always make mine the day before serving.


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 1 box
    duncan hines butter recipe cake mix (no pudding)
  • 1, 11 oz. can(s)
    mandarin orange (juice and all)
  • 3
  • 3/4 c
  • 1, 3oz. box
    small box vanilla pudding
  • 1 large
    box cool whip
  • 1 medium
    can crushed pineapple

How to Make Mandarin Orange Cake


  1. Preheat oven 350 and grease two cake pans.

    Add all ingredients for cake and blend. Pour into pans and bake. Bake at 350 degrees according to the box directions for the cake.

    For icing, combine the cool whip, pineapple and pudding powder. Note: I put as much juice from pineapple to give it a good consistency. Not runney. Stir gently.

    After your cakes cool, ice between each later and then the whole cake. There's a lot of icing, so be generous. Cool cake in fridge before serving. If desired use decorating tool to decorate top with designs. Then sprinkle on coconut.(optional)

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About Mandarin Orange Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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