Mandarin Orange Cake With Pineapple Fluff Frosting Recipe

This Mandarin Orange Cake with Pineapple Fluff Frosting is a delightful and refreshing dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The cake is moist and flavorful, thanks to the addition of mandarin oranges, and the frosting is light and fluffy with a tropical twist from the pineapple. It's a crowd-pleasing treat that will have everyone coming back for seconds!

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Ingredients for Mandarin Orange Cake With Pineapple Fluff Frosting Recipe

  • 0.08 Box Of Yellow Cake Mix
  • 0.08 can Mandarin Oranges, Drained
  • 0.08 cup Water
  • 0.03 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Eggs
  • 0.08 Container Of Whipped Topping, Thawed
  • 0.08 can Crushed Pineapple, Drained
  • 0.08 Package Of Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • as needed Optional: Powdered Sugar, For Sweeter Frosting
  • as per your need Optional: Freshly Grated Orange Zest, For Extra Citrus Flavor

Directions: Mandarin Orange Cake With Pineapple Fluff Frosting Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven and prepare the cake batter according to the package instructions, adding in the mandarin oranges and their juice.
  • STEP 2.Pour the batter into a greased and floured cake pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 3.While the cake is cooling, prepare the pineapple fluff frosting by combining the whipped topping, crushed pineapple, and instant pudding mix in a bowl.
  • STEP 4.Once the cake has cooled completely, spread the pineapple fluff frosting evenly over the top and sides of the cake.
  • STEP 5.Refrigerate the cake for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the frosting to set.
  • STEP 6.Serve chilled and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to drain the mandarin oranges well before adding them to the cake batter to prevent excess moisture.
  • For an extra burst of citrus flavor, you can add some freshly grated orange zest to the cake batter.
  • If you prefer a sweeter frosting, you can add a tablespoon or two of powdered sugar to the pineapple fluff frosting.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftover cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the cake chilled for the best texture and flavor.
  • Garnish with additional mandarin orange slices or fresh mint leaves for an elegant presentation.
Nutrition
value
139
calories per serving
12 g Fat3 g Protein5 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    0g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    0g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    12mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    14mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    3mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    34mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp