Maybe if I were a real cake fan I'd rate this 5/5 stars, but a cake really has to impress me to rate that highly. However, this is an incredibly simple recipe that drew a number of comments from my peers at work - several who went back for seconds. As such, I'm sure I'll reach for the recipe time and time again. I was particularly pleased with the frosting and am planning on experimenting with other pudding flavors for other cakes. I was also happy that the orange taste was not overpowering, as I'm not a fan. I chose to frost it like the main photo - ie. in between the layers and on top with the Cool Whip/pudding mixture topped with clumps of pineapple, allowing the cake to show through on the sides which looked really impressive. I was sad that, though I hand stirred in the oranges, they broke up too much for chunks to be visible. I am going to try to drain the liquid off next time and mix that in first, then fold in the oranges so there will be larger chunks. I think this will make for a prettier cake, though it may disappoint my personal taste buds due to a stronger orange flavor in some bites.
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Maybe if I were a real cake fan I'd rate this 5/5 stars, but a cake really has to impress me...