Yummy Yummy Cake

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by turtlebug

My aunt has made this cake for years. It is now one of our favorites. Sometimes I make it in one 9 by 13 pan - baking about 32 minutes in oven.

Top Review by Debbb

This is a different kind of cake. Quite good but the cake is a little dense - can't really taste the oranges either. The frosting was a really pretty colour & very good!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place a rack in center of oven and preheat to 350F.
  2. Generously grease two 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. Dust with powdered cake mix.
  4. Shake excess into mixing bowl.
  5. Set the pans aside.
  6. Blend cake mix, mandarin oranges with juice, melted butter, oil, and eggs in a large mixing bowl with electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute.
  7. Scrape down sides of bowl.
  8. Beat at medium speed 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  9. Divide the batter between the two pans and place pans in oven side by side.
  10. Bake until golden brown and top springs back when lightly pressed with your finger- 24 to 27 minutes.
  11. Remove racks from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Run a dinner knife around the edge and invert each cake onto a rack, then invert them again onto a plate so they are right side up.
  13. While they are still warm, poke hole in the top of each layer with a wooden skewer.
  14. Pour the pineapple juice over the layers so that the cake soaks up all the juice.
  15. Let the layers cool for 30 minutes.
  16. Meanwhile, prepare the frosting.
  17. Put all frosting ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  18. Stir until well combined and pudding is dissolved.
  19. Place one cake layer, right side up, onto a serving platter.
  20. Spread the top with frosting.
  21. Place second layer, right side up, on top of the first.
  22. Frost the top and sides of the cake.
  23. Store this cake, lightly covered in wax paper, in refrigerator, up to one week.

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