Mandarin Orange Cake

Easy Mandarin Orange Cake

Simple and delicious, Mandarin orange cake recipe. Enjoy!

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Mandarin Orange Cake
Cuisine: Chinese Local Style Recipe
  • Cake:
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup chopped macadamia nuts, optional
  • 1 can (11 oz.) mandarin orange, drained (keep ⅓ cup juice)
  • 4 eggs
  • Frosting:
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) crushed pineapple, keep juice
  • 1 box (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling
  • 1 container (8 oz.) cool whip, thawed
  1. Cake:
  2. Preheat oven 350 degrees or (325 degrees for dark or nonstick pan).
  3. Lightly grease bottom 13 x 9 baking pan.
  4. In a large bowl, beat with an electric mixer the following: cake mix, oil, nuts, mandarin oranges, juice and eggs on low for 30 seconds. Scrap bowl and mix on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into lightly greased pan.
  5. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center of cake.
  6. Frosting:
  7. Stir together pineapple with juices and pudding mix. Gently fold in whipped topping and spread on cake.
  8. Keep tightly covered and refrigerated.

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