This cake was really good. Very moist! It wasn't specified if the oranges should have been drained or not. I was in fits for a few minutes but then I dumped them in, juice and all. I also misread the recipe and only used 1/4 cup oil accidentally but overall the cake was great anyway. If you get around to it, submit a correction about the juice because I would really like to know if I was supposed to use it! Thanks for the recipe!
When adding mandarin oranges to cake mix, dump in the oranges with juice and all. Sorry I didn't make that clearer. Thinking about this cake is making me hungry for one!
This is a superb dessert but I have a few variations. First use 2 9 inch cake pans. Spread a small layer of orange marmalade over the first layer, then brush pineapple juice over that before frosting. You may repeat this on the top layer if desired. Once entire cake is frosted sprinkle with chopped nuts (any kind). For best results refrigerate covered over night. Very moist and nice looking cake, thanks Nancy!!!
I have made this cake many times, from a Southern Sideboards cookbook. It is easy and fabulous! Do use the oranges UNdrained, and a large cool whip. The butter recipe cake mix works the best, and to make it easier just use one large 9x13. The oranges kind of dissentegrate into the batter. Try it--it's a keeper!
This cake is so moist, fruity and fresh - great for the summer. I also used two, 9-inch pans. I bake many different desserts, but my family requests this one a lot. It also keeps very well in the refrigerator-for three or four days.
Can you please give me a recipe for making this dessert from scratch? I do not like to use cake mixes and instant puddings.
the cake was not bad ,,, it was ok
We loved this cake. Light, refreshing, moist, and not overly sweet. Thanks for posting.
Very good cake. Refreshing and easy to put together. The frosting is light and wonderful. The only change I would suggest is not to use the drained pineapple liquid on the cake layer because the liquid made the cake a bit soggy. My friends loved it when I brought it to a party. Lots of requests for this recipe. Thank you.
Simple and fast to make. The cake was moist and delicious to taste. Perfect for a rushed cook!