Recipes: Desserts

Frosted Orange Fruit Cake

(15 - 18 Servings)

Cake

  • 2 cups "JIFFY" Baking Mix
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1-1/2 cups apples, peeled and shredded
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 3-3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13” x 9” baking pan.

For cake, combine baking mix, oats and sugar.  In separate bowl, whisk eggs, orange juice and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.  Fold in carrots, apples, raisins, cranberries and walnuts.  Pour into pan.  Bake 40 - 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool on wire rack.  For frosting, cream margarine or butter and powdered sugar.  Add vanilla extract and orange juice; whipping until smooth.  If frosting is too thick, add more orange juice a little at a time until desired consistency.