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  • photo of Easter Cake for a recipe in North Dakota Living magazine1 box cake mix, yellow or white
  • 1 can (11-ounces) of mandarin oranges and juice
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple and juice
  • 1 large box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 (12 ounce cointainer) cool whip
  • Coconut, optional

Separate and hold the oranges. Mix the cake mix, orange juice, eggs and oil well. Add oranges and mix for another 15 seconds. Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees. For the frosting, mix the pineapple and pudding. Add the cool whip and frost. Sprinkle coconut on the top. 

Doris Anderson, member, Verendrye Electric Cooperative



Photo of Robin's Nest dessert from recipe in North Dakota Living

  • 4  squares chocolate almond bark

  • 1  cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 1  package Oriental noodles

  • Jelly beans or Whopper® Robin Eggs®.

Melt the almond bark and chips. Add the noodles and mix. Form small piles in the shape of a cookie. Carve a small dip in the center as they start to set. Add three jelly beans or Robin Eggs.

Test note: You can also make these using muffin tins

Doris Anderson, member, Verendrye Electric Cooperative