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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Mandarin Orange Cake

This is a family recipe that my Aunts and my Mom have been making since I can remember.  It's NOT attractive, but one taste, and you WILL want the recipe.  This is an easy recipe for kids to remember...2 of everything! :-)

This lovely image, is typically how this cake looks directly after I serve it...not much left!

Cake Ingredients:

2 eggs
2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
2 small cans mandarin oranges (with juice)
2 t. vanilla
2 t. baking soda

  1. Combine all dry ingredients and whisk well.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and mix well, this will be lumpy.
  3. Pour into a 9 by 11 inch baking dish lightly buttered and floured.
  4. Bake at 350, check at 30 minutes.

Caramel Frosting Ingredients:
11/2 c. brown sugar
6 T butter
6 T evaporated milk

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and whisk together.
  2. Cook  on medium heat until melted and bubbly
  3. Poke holes in cake with the wrong end of a butter knife and pour frosting over the entire cake.

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