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Heather Lawrie Smith
Added: Sunday, November 18, 2007


1 cup margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
3 eggs
1 -20oz. can Dole crushed pineapple, well drained
4 cups shredded carrots
1 cup raisins
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 -8oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup margarine
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice

In large mixing bowl beat 1 cup margarine, granulated sugar
and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Beat in
pineapple, carrots, raisins and vanilla. In medium bowl stir
together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
Gradually add to pineapple mixture and beat until well blended.
Pour into greased and floured 9x13 inch pan.
Bake in 350 oven 50-60 minutes or until toothpick
inserted comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. In small bowl
cream cheese with remaining 1/2 cup margarine until smooth.
Beat in powdered sugar, lemon peel and juice until smooth.
Spread frosting over cakes.




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