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Orange Refrigerator Cake

Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars

"This refreshing dessert will disappear in a hurry at your next get-together. 'My mother used this recipe more than 60 years ago, but she called it 'Icebox Cake' because we didn't have a refrigerator,' recalls Marietta Martin from Brazil, Indiana."
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10 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Prepare pudding according to package directions; set aside. In a small sauce-pan, sprinkle gelatin over orange juice; let stand for 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir into pudding. Add orange peel. Transfer to a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until cooled.
  2. Cut one angel food cake in half width-wise. Save one half for another use. Cut remaining half into eight slices. Cut second loaf into 16 slices.
  3. Arrange half of the cake slices in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish. Fold whipped cream into pudding; spread half over the cake slices. Repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate overnight or until set.


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After having followed all the directions, I think I'll find a different Orange cake recipe for the future. I found the angel food cake to be too spongy and it didn't seem to absorb any of the o...