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Orange Refrigerator Cake

 Orange Refrigerator Cake
This refreshing dessert will disappear in a hurry at your next get-together. "My mother used this recipe more than 60 years ago, but she called it 'Icebox Cake' because we didn't have a refrigerator," recalls Marietta Martin from Brazil, Indiana.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (4.6 ounces) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 2 loaf-shaped angel food cakes (10-1/2 ounces each)
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped


  • Prepare pudding according to package directions; set aside. In a
  • small sauce-pan, sprinkle gelatin over orange juice; let stand for 1
  • minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely
  • dissolved. Stir into pudding. Add orange peel. Transfer to a large
  • bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until cooled.
  • Cut one angel food cake in half width-wise. Save one half for another
  • use. Cut remaining half into eight slices. Cut second loaf into 16
  • slices.
  • Arrange half of the cake slices in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  • Fold whipped cream into pudding; spread half over the cake slices.
  • Repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate overnight or until set. Yield:
  • 12 servings.