Ice Box Cake

Here is a blast from the past.  I found this recipe folded up in a recipe book I have had since high school.  Can we say pack rat, because hoarder just sounds horrible?

Well, I am throwing stuff out and slowly putting my recipes online.  I amt trying not to have withdrawal from paper.

This one was from the ‘80s, like totally.

The holidays are coming so, the ice box cake is a great one for all your parties.  It would also be a great spring or summer dessert too.  It is light and delicious.


1 box of yellow cake mix (I use Duncan Hines yellow butter cake mix

1 can mandarin oranges

¾ cup of oil

4 eggs


Beat well- cake mix, eggs, oil and can of oranges including juice. 

Grease and flour (I use Baker’s Joy spray with flour – works perfect) 3 round cake pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, till cake tester comes out clean

Cool completely on wire racks

Icing – mix well – 1 large can crushed pineapples juice and all with 1 small box of vanilla instant pudding and 1 -9ounce tube of cool whip.

Place one cooked cake on cake platter or stand, icing top and add second cake.  Repeat till all 3 cakes are stacked and iced. Then ice sides of cake.

Refrigerate till ready to serve.

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