Millionaire's Cake


  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 (8-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained, with 6 pieces reserved for garnish
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (4-serving-size) package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


1_Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray. Stir oranges into prepared batter. Evenly divide batter between cake pans.

2_ Bake 32 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool; remove from pans. Cut each cake horizontally in half, creating 4 layers; set aside.

3_ In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and pudding. Stir in crushed pineapple and whipped topping.

4_ Place one cake layer on platter and spread with one-quarter of pudding mixture. Repeat with remaining layers. Decorate with reserved orange pieces and sprinkle with nuts. Refrigerate until ready to serve.