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5 from 1 vote

Mandarin Orange Upside Down Cake

This light and refreshing cake can't be beaten.  Mandarin oranges are the highlight of this moist cake.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cake Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 425kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 4 ounces butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can 11 ounce mandarin oranges
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 15.25 ounces yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 5 tablespoons flour


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat butter in rectangular 9"x13" pan, until melted. Sprinkle brown sugar in pan and then arrange orange slices. Sprinkle the sugar and oranges with coconut. Prepare cake mix, add the flour to the cake mix, and prepare it as directed, stirring in chopped pecans. Pour into pan and bake 45 to 55 minutes. Take out of the oven and immediately turn over.


Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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