Kitty's Orange Cake

Recipe by mandabears
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 1 cake


  • CAKE
  • 18
    ounces yellow cake mix
  • 3
    ounces orange Jell-O
  • 1
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon orange extract
  • 12
    cup vegetable oil
  • 1
    teaspoon orange zest, I don't use this (optional)
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 1
  • orange fudge frosting
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, chilled
  • 1
    cup semisweet chocolate morsel
  • 1
    teaspoon orange extract
  • 2
    tablespoons orange juice


  • Grease and flour Bundt pan. I use Bakers Joy spray.
  • Dump the cake mix in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix in orange Jell-O powder.
  • Add the orange juice, orange extract, oil and orange zest.
  • Mix all ingredients together until they are well blended.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  • Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed with electric mixer.
  • Fold in mini chips by hand.
  • Pour cake batter into pan.
  • Bake cake for 45-55 minutes or until side of cake separates from side of pan.
  • Cool on a rack for 20-25 minutes.
  • Loosen the outside edges and middle edges of cake and turn cake onto rack.
  • Let cake cool completely on rack.
  • Frostng:
  • put butter in bottom of a 2 cup microwave safe bowl.
  • Add the semi sweet morsels.
  • Heat on high for 1 minute.
  • Stir to make sure morsels are melted;repeat at 15 second intervals until they are melted.
  • Add the orange extract and stir in: add the orange juice one teaspoon at a time, stir after each addition.
  • Pour frosting over the ridge of the cake, letting it run down the sides of the cake.