Pig Pickin' Cake

READY IN: 58mins
Recipe by mommyoffour

I got this recipe from a local gas company cookbook. I'm not sure of the reasoning behind the name, but my kids love it. Its a light and refreshing cake, perfect following a heavy meal.

Top Review by Rollin in the Dough

Delicious! This is a traditional "pig pickin" cake, which is what they call BBQ's in the south! The reason for 4 stars instead of 5....the frosting had too much liquid in it. I made it and put in the fridge to set up but after 2 hours it was still a bit runny. I put between layers and on top anyways, it kind of slid down the sides and gathered at the bottom. I have looked at other recipes with this same type of cake and they suggest to use 12 oz cool whip, 15 oz crushed pineapple, undrained and a box of pudding. I also added the oranges last on low speed to break up a little but still leave some bigger pieces! Thanks, I will be making this again wtih a few changes! Oh yea and I topped with toasted coconut!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cake mix,eggs, oil and oranges in a large bowl.
  2. Blend on low speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Grease and flour 2 layer cake pans.
  4. Bake in 350 oven for 33 to 38 minutes.
  5. Mix pudding mix with 1 1/2 cups milk until thick.
  6. Drain pineapple.
  7. Add pineapple and whipped topping to pudding.
  8. Spread between layers and on top of cake.

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