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Easy and delicious scratch cake topped with coconut walnut sauce. The mandarin oranges make it very moist.Prep:20 minsCook:35 minsTotal:55 minsServings:9Yield:1 – 8 inch square pan


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup flaked coconut
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square cake pan.
  • Step 2In 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.
  • Step 3Pour 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.
  • Step 4While 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 371 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 59.3g; fat 14.2g; cholesterol 30.8mg; sodium 323.8mg.

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