How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 then grease a square cake pan.
  • In medium bowl place flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, egg, vanilla oranges with syrup and nuts.
  • Beat until smooth then pour batter into prepared pan and bake 40 minutes.
  • When cake is nearly done prepare topping by combining sugar butter and milk in small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil then boil 30 seconds.
  • Remove cake from oven then carefully poke holes in cake with tines of fork.
  • Pour topping over cake then allow to cool.
  • Serve with whipped topping or ice cream.

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  • Good4U 4 years ago
    Review in IMI by Fissle3nat
    Mandarin Orange Poke Cake
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  • tupelohoney17 8 years ago
    I can hardly wait to make this one! I love poke cake and you can't go wrong with orange...Thanks for the great post...I see a 5 in your future!
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    This was fantastic! My family came over to visit last night and we had this for dessert. It was moist, gooey, sticky, and delicious! I posted a picture; I hope you don't mind. Thanks for sharing! - Natalie
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    " It was excellent "
    susana ate it and said...
    OK, Chef - you've got me hooked on this one. I just know it will be good by reading htre recipe so I've already given it a 5! Thanks for such a good "Springy" cake to look forward to making. - Susana
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    " It was excellent "
    divaliscious ate it and said...
    wow - I never poked a cake before - this sounds great to try - and I love the zing that the mandarin must give this one! thanks for posting and giving me some ideas!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    Yes i love the poke cakes actually im making one this week, for my topping i use instant vanilla pudding and cool whip mixed together, thats the way my mother used to make it.thanks
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