This Cake In Orange recipe shows how to make a cake inside an orange.
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Cake Inside Orange

Mini cakes baked in oranges
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 325kcal
Author: Cindy


  • 15 ounce box white cake mix
  • Ingredients called for in cake mix e.g. water, oil, eggs
  • 6 large oranges
  • 4-6 ounce tube white decorating icing
  • small tube round colored sprinkles optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Set aside a large baking sheet or pan.
  • Slice off top quarter of oranges. Using a large spoon, remove insides of oranges + tops to a bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, prepare cake batter according to instructions on the box.
  • Spoon or pipe batter into hollow oranges until 2/3 full. Then wrap each orange in aluminum foil and place top-up in pan. Bake for 25 min.
  • Remove from oven and unwrap aluminum foil. Then allow cakes to cool for 5-10 min. Using a sharp knife, slice under tops and set aside.
  • Pipe icing on top of oranges and put on some sprinkles. Strain orange insides into juice to serve alongside if desired. Enjoy!


Variation: Switch to a chocolate cake mix for an orange and black Halloween dessert.


Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 498mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1.1mg