Ultimate "24-Carat" Cake

Ultimate "24-Carat" Cake

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... SuperMoist® carrot cake mix is bejeweled with sweet crushed pineapple, chopped nuts, coconut and raisins—creating a gem of a dessert.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
package Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® carrot cake mix
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
4
eggs
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1/2
cup chopped nuts
1/2
cup shredded coconut
1/2
cup raisins
1
tub (1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease and lightly flour or spray bottoms only of two 8-inch or 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and pineapple (with juice) with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in nuts, coconut and raisins. Pour into pans.
  3. Bake 8-inch rounds 40 to 45 minutes, 9-inch rounds 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Place other layer, rounded side up, on top. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 12 servings
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Substitution
Select your favorite type of nuts for this fabulous cake - pecans, walnuts, almonds or hazelnuts work great!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 400mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 52g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.