Moist Mandarin Orange Cake

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Anita Hoffman

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@scent4U

An easy, delicious cake to make. So light and refreshing. A great spring or summer recipe, as well as a great Thanksgiving day recipe.
Photo adapted from thebakingbookworm.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    (18 ounce) yellow or white cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    oil
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 can(s)
    (11 ounce) mandarin oranges in juice, pureed
  • 3 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 c
    raisins or craisins (optional)
  • FROSTING

  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 Tbsp
    pureed mandarin oranges

How to Make Moist Mandarin Orange Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Using a food processor or blender, puree mandarin oranges (with juice) and lime juice and measure 1 cup pureed mandarin orange for the cake.
  2. Place cake mix, oil, eggs, 1 cup pureed mandarin orange in a large mixing bowl.
    Beat using an electric mixer and start with low speed and increase to medium speed to blend well.
    Fold in raisins or craisins.
  3. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
    Cool.
  4. Frosting: In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, blend together cream cheese and butter.
    Add powdered sugar, a little at a time, blending well on low speed. Then slowly mix in pureed mandarin orange and blend until smooth.
    Frost cake.

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About Moist Mandarin Orange Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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