Mandarin Orange Cake w/ Orange Cream Chz Frosting

Heather Haddo


Don't know what to do with that can of mandarin oranges in your pantry? Try this great easy summer sweet! It's perfect for a picinic or potluck!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
25 Min


  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 1/3 c
  • 4
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 11 oz
    can mandarin oranges not drained

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    clear vanilla extract
  • ·
    the zest from one orange
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice, fresh
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar plus 2 tbs if needed

How to Make Mandarin Orange Cake w/ Orange Cream Chz Frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Prepare two 8 inch round cake pans or cupcake pans. Could make between 18-24 cupcakes.
  2. Using a wire whisk mix together the all the ingredients for the cake. Pour into cake pans or cupcake pan and bake for 25 minutes or more depending on your oven. Cool completely before frosting.
  3. For the frosting, beat together until creamy and smooth the cream cheese and butter. Add the orange zest, confectioners sugar, vanilla, and orange juice. Mix well and frost!

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About Mandarin Orange Cake w/ Orange Cream Chz Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtag: #orange

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