-Beat together cake mix, oranges, oil, and eggs until mixed thoroughly.
-Pour batter into a greased and floured 13" X 9"
X 2" baking pan.
-Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.
-Beat together remaining ingredients and spread onto cooled cake.
Notes: My grandfather says it's the best cake
he's ever had and the man has eaten A LOT of cake in his time.
The Mandarin Orange Cake is
wonderful. The only suggestion I have is to put in your recipe that you
mix dry ingredients as in the box of vanilla pudding. If I had not known
that you do not make the pudding but add it dry to the pineapple, I
would have made the pudding as normal. Again, thanks for the wonderful
My Mother has been making this
cake for many, many years... since my childhood. Her variation though is
to bake the cake batter in three 8 inch round cake pans. Let
cool and frost between the layers and on the top and
sides of cake. For some reason, it tastes sooo much better this way than
when done in the 13x9 rectangular pan. Also be sure the frosted cake is
well-chilled before serving, delicious!
THIS RECIPE IS AN ABSOLUTELY
WONDERFUL DESSERT! VERY SIMPLE AND A REAL CROWD PLEASER! I HAVE BEEN
COOKING MANY YEARS, AND THIS ONE IS AT THE TOP OF MY LIST THANKS A
This is a DELICIOUS cake. I live
in NC & we call it "Pig Picking" cake & we make in 3 layers also.
This is my husband and son's
favorite cake. (It's the only one I'm willing to make that's not from
My mother has made this for
years. She always called it her "pea pickin cake" it's still one of my
favorites and so good. I did a variation the last time I made it. I also
made 3 round cakes with the frosting in between and around. After all
was finished I sprinkled toasted coconut on the frosting.
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