Orange Carrot Cake II

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Blend 1 1/2 cups flour, sugar, coconut, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla, and oranges (undrained} in bowl on high speed -- for 1-2 minutes --
  • Add remaining 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt --
  • Blend on medium speed for 45 seconds -- scrape bowl and add carrots.
  • Pour into greased 13x9 pan -- or two 9" round cake pans.
  • Bake in 350°F oven for 35-45 minutes.
  • Cool completely on racks -- (let set in pan for 10 minutes before removing) if using round cake pans. I leave it in the 13x9 pans.
  • To prepare ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: Cream cream cheese and butter until smooth -- add the rest of the ingredients. Beat until smooth --
  • Frosting will not be as stiff -- add more powdered sugar if you desire a stiffer frosting --
  • Frosting will harden in the refrigerator --
  • Garnish cake with drained mandarine oranges if desired --.