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Mandarin Orange Carrot Cake
Mandarin Orange Carrot Cake
Mandarin Orange Carrot Cake
Item#: carrotcake
 4 eggs
 1 1/4 cups Mandarin Orange Olive Oil
 2 cups white sugar
 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
 2 cups all-purpose flour
 2 teaspoons baking soda
 2 teaspoons baking powder
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
 3 cups grated carrots
 1 cup raisins
 1 cup chopped walnuts

 1/2 cup butter, softened
 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
 4 cups confectioners' sugar
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. 2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, Mandarin Orange Olive Oil, white sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in carrots and raisins. Fold in walnuts. Pour into prepared pan. 3. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. 4. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Frost the cooled cake.