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Pineapple-Orange Sunshine Cake

Mandarin Orange Cake with Pineapple Frosting is so light and refreshing and begins with a cake mix and mandarin oranges, then topped with a frosting made with crushed pineapple and vanilla pudding. Also known as Pig Pickin’ cake, this simple cake recipe is absolutely amazing!




1 yellow cake mix
1/2 cup oil
4 eggs
11 oz can mandarin oranges with the juice
8 oz Cool Whip
1 sm. can crushed pineapple 8 oz
1 sm. pkg vanilla instant pudding





Combine cake mix, oranges (including juice) and oil; mix on medium speed until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Pour batter in a prepared (greased and floured) 9” x 13” pan or you can use 2 9” round or square pans. Bake for approximately 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Cool on a rack while preparing frosting.