Creamy Orange Cake

Creamy Orange Cake

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Bea Gassman 47

"Cool and refreshing like the orange cream frozen treat. Great for picnics, travels well."
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2 h 20 m servings 156 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 26g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 216 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for a 9x13 inch pan. Poke holes in cake while still hot with the round handle of a wooden spoon.
  2. In a medium bowl, make gelatin with only 1 cup of boiling water. Pour liquid gelatin over cake while hot. Cool cake completely.
  3. In a medium bowl, make vanilla instant pudding with only 1 cup of milk. Stir in vanilla and orange extract. Fold in whipped topping. Spread evenly over cake. Refrigerate cake for 1 hour before serving.


  1. 177 Ratings

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Wonderful! I found an orange cake mix at my store, but chose the white cake mix instead, because the orange stripes that the jello makes are pretty when served (you wouldn't see them if the cak...

Most helpful critical review

This didn't do much for me or anyone in my family. It was just okay. The flavor was good, but it wasn't that moist. I probably won't make this one again.

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Wonderful! I found an orange cake mix at my store, but chose the white cake mix instead, because the orange stripes that the jello makes are pretty when served (you wouldn't see them if the cak...

I love this cake!! I make it all the time, and i put 1 package of dream whip in my cake mix, and my cake comes out the perfect texture everytime. Before I discovered dream whip my cakes were al...

What a wonderful dessert this is! I decided to make cupcakes instead of a cake (easier to transport and share). To the batter I added 1 tsp of orange extract for flavoring and also to try to mas...

I made two of these, one with the cool whip topping as the recipe calls for, and also a cream-cheese dreamsicle icing. Both taste JUST like the dreamsicle ice cream treat. The cream cheese ici...

This cake is cool and creamy with a slight tang....delicious! It is not nearly too sweet as one person said, sorry you must have done something wrong. By the way, I also tried it with cherry ch...

I used a white cake mix and added 1 tsp orange extract to the mix. I also used 1 package orange jello instead of orange extract in the frosting. Prepare 1 day ahead of time and chill. Prepare...

I haven't made this yet, but for those of you who cannot find an Orange Cake Mix, DUNCAN HINES makes them. I keep cake mixes in my freezer and there is one just waiting for this recipe!!

Great recipe! I used yellow cake mix and 1 tsp orange extract and it was even better the second day. I will definitely make again. A great frosting recipe for a all sorts of recipes. Any fla...

This cake came out moist and delicious, and didn't taste like a "cake mix" cake. I left out the orange flavoring in the frosting though and just used vanilla extract instead. Edit 9/18/15: St...

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