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MANDARIN ORANGE CAKE (Ann’s)

1 box Duncan Hines butter cake mix
1/2 c. oil
4 eggs
1 can (11 oz.) Mandarin orange slices, undrained
1 ctn. (8 oz.) Cool Whip
1 can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix

Mix together the Duncan Hines Butter cake mix, oil, eggs and Mandarin orange slices and beat well with an electric mixer, on medium speed, for 3 minutes. Pour into 2 (8 or 9 inch) greased or sprayed pans and bake per package directions. Cool and slice each layer in 2 horizontally. Layer the cake with a mixture of Cool Whip, crushed pineapple and instant vanilla pudding. Top with chocolate shavings. Store the mandarin orange cake in refrigerator.

Mandarin Orange Cake recipe is published in our October, 2010 Menu Minder, Issue #324.