Glazed Orange Bundt Cake

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  It’s no surprise how much we love Halloween at our house. I talk about it all the time. I actually decorated for it extra early this year. Extra early, as in, the middle of September… : /


  Because of that I’ve confused my kids. Ever since that weekend Emma asks me all the time,

Mom, is today the day we finally get to go Trick-Or-Treating??”


My guilty response is always, “Um.. No Em. Sorry honey. We still have a while.”


  She gets sooo sad every time I tell her that, and it breaks my heart. She’s only 5, therefore, has no sense of time. So I guess I’ve learned a lesson. Decorating for a holiday 6 weeks in advance, is a no no.





  This Glazed Orange Cake is unbelievably delicious! It’s very moist, has just the right hint of orange flavor, and gorgeous as well! I decided to add some fun sprinkles to the top after I poured on the glaze. It gave it a cute little Halloween look 🙂



Glazed Orange Bundt Cake

Recipe adapted from: Deals to Meals




1 (15.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix

1 (3.4 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding mix

1 cup orange juice

2 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate

1 Tablespoon orange zest

4 eggs

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 Tablespoons dry orange gelatin powder (powdered Jell-O)




2 Tablespoons butter, softened

2 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate

1 teaspoon lemon juice

3 cups powdered sugar

Zest & the juice from one orange



Directions for the cake:  Mix together all of the cake ingredients in a large bowl. Beat with an electric hand mixer on medium speed until it’s all combined and smooth. Pour mixture into a greased and floured bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted close to center, comes out clean.


Let cake cool in pan for 12 minutes. After 12 minutes, carefully turn out cake onto a cake platter or plate.


For the glaze: Mix together all of the glaze ingredients in a medium bowl with a whisk. Whisk until it is very smooth. Pour glaze over warm (not hot) cake. Serve and enjoy!♥




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11 thoughts on “Glazed Orange Bundt Cake

  1. Make a countdown calendar with her! Like all the ones for Christmas only use a silly spider or candy corn design. Every night before bed she gets to take a loop off/decorate something/whatever and when she reaches the end the next day will be trick or treat!

  2. Hello Holly,
    Thanks for the Glazed Orange Bundt Cake recipe.
    I’ll create one for sure, my kids are gonna like it 🙂
    If you don’t mind, can you submit your Glazed Orange Bundt Cake photo in ?
    It’s a food photography site full of all DIY food pictures from members around the world. Or perhaps you’d like to submit by yourself? Let me know when you did, so I can share it.

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