Cakes · Desserts

Easy Hawaiian Cake

Celebrate warm weather!  Sometimes you need something super easy and quick and fancied-up cake mixes are the way to go…

Ingredients for cake:

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges with juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup oil (vegetable, coconut, canola)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

Ingredients for topping:

  • 8 oz cool whip
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 small box coconut instant pudding mix


In a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer, mix together: cake mix, oranges with juice, eggs, oil, and applesauce.


Bake in greased 9×13 pan for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in center.  Chill cake in refrigerator for 2 hours or more.

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For topping – mix together cool whip, pineapple with juice, and pudding mix until smooth.  Spread on cake.

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Store any leftovers in refrigerator.

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