For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together the sugar and oil, and then add the eggs
and mix very well, scraping to incorporate. Sift
together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda
and salt, and then mix into the wet ingredients. Stir in the pineapple, carrots, raisins
and walnuts. Divide among three 9-inch cake pans
and bake for 25 minutes.
For the frosting
: Mix the butter in a mixer
until there are no lumps. Add the cream cheese and mix very well until completely combined with no visible lumps. Mix in the powdered sugar
and vanilla until incorporated. If the frosting is very soft, refrigerate before using.
Let the cakes
cool completely, and then frost in between each layer and around the sides and on top.
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