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Tennessee Ernie Ford's Pea-Picking Cake




  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow or white cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, save juice for cake mix


  • 1 (12 or 13 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 small or medium can crushed pineapple, save juice to pour over cooled cake
  • 1 (3 ounce) package instant vanilla or coconut pudding (do not make pudding according to package directions)


  1. Cake: Combine cake ingredients and bake in greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Test cake doneness with wooden pick.
  2. Cool cake before frosting.
  3. Frosting: Combine ingredients: dry pudding, Cool Whip and crushed pineapple.
  4. Before frosting cake, pour pineapple juice over cooled cake.


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