Mandarin Orange Cake III

Mandarin Orange Cake III


"Easy and delicious scratch cake topped with coconut walnut sauce. The mandarin oranges make it very moist. "


55 m servings 374 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 326 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the center and add the egg, vanilla, mandarin oranges and 1/2 cup chopped nuts.
  3. Pour batter into an 8 inch square cake pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  4. While the cake is baking, prepare the sauce. In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, milk and butter. bring to a boil and stir in coconut and 1/2 cup walnuts. While still hot, pour over cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.
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  1. 17 Ratings


My husband and 15 yr. old son thought this cake was "the greatest"! It is very simple and the topping makes the cake. I used pecans and also added 1/2 of the mandarin orange juice to the cake m...

This is a nice easy and quick recipe. At first I couldn't believe there was no butter in the batter. But then I realized the more I mix it, the more liquid it becomes because the mandarin oran...

I made this yesterday and it's almost gone! My husband said, "I can't stay away from this cake!" ...and this from a man who doesn't like desserts without chocolate. I didn't have coconut and...

It was okay, something easy to make for potluck

I followed the directions perfectly, and then when it was finished baking, I put a cake tester in it and it cake out with all this stuff on it... so, I put the cake back in the oven and it woun...

OMG!!!!!!! This cake really caught me by surprise,it is delicious! If you have not tried this recipe, you are missing out on a real treat. this is a recipe that I will keep. I can't wait to make...

easy, good. you don't taste the oranges though, but it a nice, light snacking dessert.

I made this healthier by using white whole wheat flour and cutting the sugar a little. I used pineapple instead of oranges. It's what I had on hand. I put the icing on as soon as the cake cam...

I did not care for this recipe. kids would not eat it.