Ingredients :

1 (18 1/4 ounce) package yellow cake mix

3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)

1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)

1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)

8 ounces cream cheese

1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar

1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice

2 (8 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained

1 (3 1/2 ounce) package vanilla instant pudding mix

1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions :

1-Mix and bake cake mix as per package instruction for two 8 or 9-inch round layers.

2-Let layers cool, and then split each layer in half so as to have 4 layers.

3-In a large bowl, whip cream cheese until soft, and then gradually mix in confectioners’ sugar.

4-Stir in the pineapple with juice and the drained mandarin oranges, reserving about 5 mandarin orange slices to decorate the top of cake.

5-Mix in the dry pudding mix.

6-Fold in the whipped topping.

7-Place one cake layer on a cake plate cut side up; spread with frosting.

8-Place another layer cut side down on the first one, and top with more frosting.

9-Repeat until all layers are used, spreading last bit of frosting on top and sides of cake.

10-Decorate with reserved mandarin orange slices.

11-Refrigerate overnight before serving.