Slow-Cooker Tropical Orange Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours + standing


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Inspired by the fruity tropical flavors of my all-time favorite yogurt, this makes for a fresh, fun and comforting treat. Try it for a beautiful dessert that is ridiculously easy to prepare! —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri
Slow-Cooker Tropical Orange Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant coconut cream pudding mix
  • 1 package orange cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 2 cups toasted coconut marshmallows, quartered


  1. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix 2 minutes. Transfer to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, folding pineapple into batter. Pour into slow cooker.
  2. Cook, covered, on low until edges of cake are golden brown, about 4 hours.
  3. Remove slow-cooker insert; sprinkle cake with marshmallows. Let cake stand, uncovered, 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 518 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 596mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.