Mandarin Orange Cake

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Recipe by South Your Mouth

Mandarin Orange Cake
a.k.a. Mama’s Man Cake

Cake:
1 box yellow cake mix
4 eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
1 11-oz. can mandarin oranges, with juice

Frosting:
1 20-oz. can crushed pineapple, with juice
1 large box instant vanilla pudding mix (5.1-oz.)
1 16-oz. carton frozen whipped topping, thawed

Garnish:
1 11-oz. can mandarin oranges, drained

For Cake:
Grease and flour three round cake pans and set aside. Combine wet ingredients (including oranges and juice) and beat on medium speed with an electric mixer until thoroughly combined.  Add cake mix and beat on low speed for two minutes.  Pour evenly into cake pans and bake per cake mix manufacturer’s instructions.  Cool cakes completely.

For Frosting:
With a rubber spatula or with the paddle attachment of an electric mixer set on low, gently fold together all frosting ingredients until thoroughly combined. Garnish with drained mandarin oranges.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.  Store in refrigerator.