• 14servings
  • 55minutes
  • 460calories

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix

  2. 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise

  3. 4 eggs

  4. 1/4 cup orange juice


  6. 1/3 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce

  7. 1/4 cup cranberry juice

  8. 4 teaspoons cranberry gelatin powder

  9. 1/2 cup whipped topping

  10. 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel


  12. 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  13. 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme

  14. 1/8 teaspoon almond extract

  15. 1-1/2 cups whipped topping

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cranberry Orange Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, mayonnaise, eggs and orange juice until well blended. Transfer to two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.

  2. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

  3. For filling, in a large saucepan, bring cranberry sauce and juice to a boil; cook and stir until blended. Stir in gelatin powder until dissolved. Cool slightly; transfer to a small bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Fold in whipped topping and orange peel.

  4. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add marshmallow creme and extract; beat until smooth. Beat in whipped topping.

  5. Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with half of the filling. Top with remaining cake layer. Spread 2 cups frosting over top and sides of cake. Spread remaining filling over top of cake to within 1 in. of edges. Pipe remaining frosting around edge of cake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 14 servings.


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