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Pea Pickin' Cake

Rachel Norman
This Pea Pickin' cake is a good old fashioned Southern dessert served at potlucks, barbecues, and family gatherings.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling Time 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 12
Calories 378 kcal



  • 1 box white or yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1.5 cups mandarin oranges drained


  • 2 cups crushed pineapple drained
  • 1 large vanilla pudding mix
  • 9 oz whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes


  • 1 small can mandarin oranges
  • 2 tbsp coconut flakes


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour two 8 inch cake pans.
  • Mix all cake ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Split the batter between your 2 pans and bake the cakes for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool in pans for 15 minutes.
  • While cakes are cooling, mix whipped topping, drained crushed pineapple, coconut flakes, and pudding mix.
  • Put one cake on your cake plate, then put a layer of frosting.
  • Top with the second cake and frost the whole cake.
  • Garnish with coconut flakes and oranges and enjoy!


Calories: 378kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 5gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 335mgPotassium: 243mgFiber: 2gSugar: 34gVitamin A: 402IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 143mgIron: 2mg
Keyword coconut, mandarin oranges, pineapple
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