Easy and delicious scratch cake topped with coconut walnut sauce. The mandarin oranges make it very moist.

Mandarin Orange Cake III


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square cake pan.

2 In a large bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the center and add the egg, vanilla, mandarin oranges and 1/2 cup chopped nuts.

3 Pour batter into an 8 inch square cake pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

4 While the cake is baking, prepare the sauce. In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, milk and butter. bring to a boil and stir in coconut and 1/2 cup walnuts. While still hot, pour over cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.


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