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Orange Crunch Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Crunch Cake, by , is from Muzynski Memories, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ed Muzynski
Added: Wednesday, February 13, 2008


1 package Pillsbury Plus Yellow Cake Mix
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. orange juice
1/3 c. oil
2 T. grated orange peel
3 eggs

Crunch Layer:
1 c. graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1/2 c. margarine, melted

1 can vanilla frosting
1 c. frozen whipped topping, thawed
3 T. grated orange peel
1 can mandarin oranges, for decoration

Preheat oven according to mix. Grease and flour 2 9" cake pans. Combine ingredients for crunch layer. Press into bottom of each pan.

Combine ingredients for cake mix. Pour batter over crunch layer. Bake according to box directions.

Place one layer on platter, crunch side up. Cover with frosting, then top with second layer, also crunch side up. Frost remainder of cake and decorate with mandarin oranges segments.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Mom's recipes that later became Dad's signature birthday cake.




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