We love to swap citrus-based recipes. Here are some all-time favorites of ours, directly from our groves (and our grandmas).

Orange Dessert Cake

This prize-winning dessert wins points with our families every time we make it. Enjoy it all year round.

Orange Dessert Cake

Cake Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • One 3-ounce package lemon Jell-O mix
  • 3/4 cup Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup canola oil

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • Several fresh mint sprigs


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Mix eggs until frothy.
  2. Blend in cake mix, Jell-O mix, orange juice and canola oil.
  3. Mix for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured bundt pan.
  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean.
  6. Let set for 10 minutes.
  7. Turn onto cake plate.
  8. Mix lemon juice and powdered sugar in a bowl for glaze.
  9. With a toothpick, poke several holes on surface of cake.
  10. Pour glaze over top.
  11. Garnish base of cake with mandarin orange slices and mint sprigs.