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  • 1 yellow cake mix (lemon also works well)
  • 11 ounce can mandarin oranges drained, reserve syrup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil (applesauce may be substituted)
  • Frosting:
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 12 ounces Cool Whip
  • 3 ounces instant vanilla pudding
  • Mix pineapple and Cool Whip together. Slowly add the pudding mix. Frost cooled cake.


  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Grease sides and bottoms of two 8 or 9 inch pans, or one 13 x 9 x 2-inch. Place dry mix in large bowl.
  • Add syrup from oranges plus however much water is needed to equal 1 1/3 cups.
  • Add eggs and oil, beat til moistened.
  • Add oranges.
  • Beat (medium speed) two minutes.
  • Pour into pans, bake immediately 33-36 minutes for 8" pans, 28-31 for 9" pans.
  • Cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pan, cool completely.


This is so good, makes you want to pig out! An office favorite on goodie day!

Categories: Cake  Dessert 

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