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Pigging Out Cake

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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)
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.

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

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