Mandarin Orange Cake


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 11 oz. can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
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  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • nuts, opt.


Combine all ingredients in one bowl and beat 2 1/2-3 minutes. Bake 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees F in 8 inch buttered pan.

For topping, bring 3/4 cup brown sugar, 3 Tbsp. margarine and 3 Tbsp. milk to a boil and pour over hot cake.

By Robin from Washington, IA

November 3, 20090 found this helpful

Where I come from that's called a Pig Pickin Cake. Yum-yum. Kay

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What kind of nuts would you use in this cake?

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Mandarin Orange Cake


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. butter


Drain oranges, combine all ingredients in bowl and beat 3 minutes. Place in an 8x8 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.

Source: A friend gave me this from their family cookbook.

By Elaine from Iowa

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Mandarin Cake


  • 1 package Duncan Hines Butter Cake Mix
  • 1/2 stick butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil (or 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce may be substituted for 1/2 cup of oil)
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  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges drained, save juice

Combine cake mix, butter, eggs, oil and juice from oranges and mix for 2 minutes. Fold in chopped oranges and nuts and pour into 3 greased and floured round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes. Cool on rack.


  • 1 (8 oz.) tub cool whip
  • 1 (3 oz.) package instant pudding mix (vanilla, orange or pineapple)
  • 1 (15 - 1/4 oz.) can crushed pineapple with juice

Mix all ingredients together and frost cake. Store in refrigerator.

By Trudy from Springfield, IL

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