Orange Dream Cake

Ingredients

Crunch layer:

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs*
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed*
  • ½ cup Braum’s unsalted butter, melted*

Cake:

  • 1 package yellow cake mix*
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup melted Braum’s Dream Cooler ice cream (or orange sherbet)*
  • ½ cup Braum’s sour cream*
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel*
  • 3 Braum’s eggs*

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 ounces Braum’s cream cheese, softened*
  • 1 stick Braum’s unsalted butter*
  • 1 bag powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons grated orange peel*
  • 1 small bottle of orange food coloring

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 2 round cake pans well with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, combine the butter, graham crackers, sliced almonds and brown sugar.
  4. Then, press ½ of crunch layer into the bottom of each pan.
  5. In a large bowl, blend cake ingredients at low speed until moistened.
  6. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Pour into pans. Tap pans on counter.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Then, remove from pans and cool completely.
  10. Using a large mixing bowl, beat butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and orange peel until smooth.
  11. Place one layer, crunch side up, on plate.
  12. Spread with ½ cup frosting.
  13. Top with remaining layer, crunch side up.
  14. Spread top and sides with remaining frosting.
  15. Place into refrigerator to chill.
  16. Serve!