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Mandarin Orange Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Mandarin Orange Cake, by , is from Our Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

J Sue Townsend
Added: Tuesday, November 11, 2008


1 yellow cake mix (Duncan Hines) not with butter
3 eggs
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 can Mandarin Oranges, with juice

Beat 3 minutes.
Bake in 2, 9-inch cake pans at 350.


1 can (16-ounces) crushed pineapple, with juice
1 package instant vanilla pudding
1-2 (16-ounce) Cool Whip (light).

Put pineapple in large bowl, sprinkle pudding on top, beat and add 32-ounces Cool Whip.
Fold until mixed well.

Cut the 2 layer cake across to make four layers.

Frost layers then whole cake.
Keep refrigerated.


Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Madelyn celebrated her 1st Birthday with this cake in Florida. She enjoyed sharing the cake with grand-parents, family, and some neighboring senior citizens.




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