This moist, classic cake is coated witha thick glaze of cream cheese icing, as opposed to a thickercream cheese icing traditionally used.
Recipe: Glazed Carrot-PineappleCake
1/2 cup golden raisinsBoilingwater2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 1/4 cups canola or vegetableoil
2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon orange extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2 cups grated carrots
1/2 cup canned pineapple tidbits, well drained
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
Makes 12 servings.
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