Orange Cake

Orange Cake

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"This is the best cake I have ever tasted. My mom gave me this recipe and I can't make it often because I would weigh 500 pounds. Hope it lasts more than a day at your house!"
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2 h servings 410 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 410 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 55g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 443 mg
  • 18%

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. Grease a 10 inch Bundt pan. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and pudding mix. Make a well in the center and pour in 3/4 cup orange juice, oil, eggs and lemon extract. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  4. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook 1/3 cup orange juice, sugar and butter for two minutes. Drizzle over cake.


  1. 758 Ratings

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I have one suggestion for all of those taht tried this and it tasted more like lemon than orange. My family has made this cake for years. However, we do not use lemon pudding we use vanilla. I d...

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The ongoing theme with the comments on this recipe seems to be to change it... I definatly don't think it's a 5 star recipe 'as is'. I did the original first and it was too lemony. Moist, light-...

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I have one suggestion for all of those taht tried this and it tasted more like lemon than orange. My family has made this cake for years. However, we do not use lemon pudding we use vanilla. I d...

I can't believe I'm rating a recipe that begins with a yellow cake mix 5 stars, but I call it as I see it! This was just that good, and with none of that "this is a cake mix" taste. It seems mos...

My family enjoyed this easy,tasty,moist cake. My only complaint was that it was more of a "citrus cake" rather than orange. I added orange zest to the batter but it still lacked the orange punch...

This was a great base recipe, but I could tell from reading it that it wouldn't have the strong orange flavor I was looking for. First, I used a lemon cake mix instead of a yellow one to increa...

Delicious cake! Made this for a Labor Day party and everyone loved it. I didn't have lemon instant pudding mix, so I used vanilla instant pudding mix instead. I think next time I will use orange...

Based on many of the reviews I read, I also thought the cake would taste too lemony. In order to avoid that, I substituted Orange Supreme cake mix, vanilla pudding mix, and used vanilla extract...

Fabulous - plus it's so simple to make! You'd really never know it was a boxed cake - it's that good! It's very moist and bursting with orange flavor - what more could you ask for from such a si...

Excellent cake. Rave reviews from family. I made this twice. The first time my SIL made the glaze and did not bring it to a complete boil. The glaze ran all over the place but still tasted g...

I have made this cake twice in the last week. It is so good! A suggestion for doing the glaze...first poke the cake randomly with a toothpick. Then place the cake on a wire rack and straddle ...

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