Lemon Delight

A lemon cake mix souped-up with mandarin oranges, pudding, pineapple and whipped topping. Quick, easy and good. Always a hit!

Original recipe makes 1 – 9×13 inch pan


1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, with juice
1/2 cup sour cream
4 eggs
1 (3.5 ounce) package instant French vanilla pudding
1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    30 mins


    40 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, madarin oranges with juice, sour cream and eggs until smooth and creamy. Spread batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  4. To make the frosting, stir together the pineapple and instant pudding mix in a medium bowl. Fold in whipped toping. Frost cooled cake.


Calories: 176 kcal
Carbohydrates: 26.8 g
Cholesterol: 43 mg
Fat: 6.8 g
Fiber: 0.4 g
Protein: 2.8 g
Sodium: 229 mg