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Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation, and waste reduction.

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Fabulous Carrot Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 380 Calories
Servings 16
Nutrition facts Nutrition facts


Delicious cake for any time of day!

Ingredients 17


1-1/2 cups butter, softened, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Crushed Pineapple, drained
4 cups shredded DOLE Carrot(s)
1 cup DOLE Seedless Raisins
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice




Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round pans.


1-1/2 cups butter, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
4 eggs
1 can (20 oz.) DOLE Crushed Pineapple, well drained
4 cups shredded DOLE Carrots
1 cup DOLE Seedless Raisins
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Beat 1 cup butter and sugars until light and fluffy in large bowl. Beat in eggs.  Fold in crushed pineapple, carrots, raisins and vanilla.


3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt


Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt in medium bowl.  Gradually add to pineapple mixture and fold until well blended. Pour into prepared pans.  



Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Cool in pans 15 minutes.  Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.


1/2 cup butter
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice


Beat cream cheese with remaining 1/2 cup butter until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar, lemon peel and juice until smooth. Frost completely cooled cake.  Garnish with additional crushed pineapple and grated carrots, if desired.



NOTE:  Cake can be baked in 13 x 9-inch pan.  Bake as above 50 to 60 minutes.  Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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