Carrot Cake with Orange Glaze

Course : Cakes
Serves: 20
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2 tablespoons Oil for greasing pan
3 cups Cake flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Applesauce
1 cup Brown sugar
1 cup Sugar
3 large egg whites
1 large Grated rind of 1 orange
1 large Juice of 1 orange
3 cups carrots -- peeled shredded
1 cup Raisins
-----ORANGE GLAZE-----
2 cups Powderd sugar
4 tablespoons Orange juice
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Grated orange rind

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease bundt-style pan or 10" springform pan with center hole. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt: set aside. Beat together applesauce, sugars, egg whites, orange rind and juce. Blend in flour mixture with mixer at medium speed only until smooth. Do not over beat. Stir in carrots and raisins. Pour batter into prepaed pan and bake 50 to 60 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove cake from pan, or if using spring form, remove sides of pan and put cake on wire rack to cool completly. ****************************Orange Glaze******************************* Combine sugar, orange juice, lemon juice and orange rind; stir thoroughly to blend. Spoon glaze over cooled cake and serve.

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