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Baked Mandarin Cake With Brown Sugar Glaze

Traeger Kitchen


Baked Mandarin Cake With Brown Sugar Glaze

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

40

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Bake in some sweet and decadent flavor into your Easter menu and give your dinner a sweet finish with this zesty cake recipe. Pecan baked and served with cool whipped cream, this mandarin cake is a slice of heaven.

Ingredients

  • As Needed flour

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 Teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 Can Mandarin Orange, Drained (11 OZ)

  • 2 Cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 Cup granulated sugar

  • 2 Teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

  • 8 Ounce butter

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar

  • 2 Tablespoon heavy cream

  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1

    Spray the sides and bottom of a springform pan with cooking spray and coat with flour. Dump out excess flour and set aside.
  • 2

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 3

    In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, vanilla, and mandarin oranges.
  • 4

    In a separate bowl, sift together the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  • 5

    Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet, whisking just until combined. Pour batter into the prepared springform pan and place directly on the grill grate.
  • 6

    Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of the cake.
  • 7

    Remove from grill and let cool 15 minutes before cutting.
  • 8

    For the brown sugar glaze: Heat the butter and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  • 9

    Slowly add heavy cream and vanilla (use caution as it will bubble up and spatter) while whisking and bring to a boil.
  • 10

    Remove from heat and season with salt.
  • 11

    To serve, place a slice of cake on the plate, drizzle with the brown sugar glaze, top with whipped cream and chopped mandarins. Enjoy!