Pig Picking Cake II


Mandarin oranges in the cake and pineapple, pecans and coconut in the filling. From living down south and all the get-togethers for Pig Picking, this cake is a sure winner with people from the Southerners as well as the Northerners. This cake brings us all together.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
1 to 3 - layer inch cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix

  • ½ cup margarine

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, with juice

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice

  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup flaked coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 3 - 9 inch round baking pans.

  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, margarine, eggs and mandarin oranges with juice. beat for 3 minutes with an electric mixer.

  3. Pour into 3 - 9 inch round cake pans. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

  4. To make the filling: In a large bowl, combine pineapple and juice with pudding mix. Stir in pecans and coconut. Finally, fold in the whipped topping. Spread between cooled cake layers. Chill in refrigerator

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

458 Calories
24g Fat
55g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 458
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 514mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 12mg 62%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 182mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.