1Mix first 8 ingredients together in an electric mixer; mix well.
Add next 3 ingredients.
Raisins should be added last.
Bake at 350 degrees F in 9×13 inch pan for 30-35 minutes; tube pan 40-45 minutes.
2Cool Thorougly and frost if desired.
48 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or lime juice
5Combine frosting ingredients in bowl.
6Beat well, adding more milk or confectioners’ sugar to make it smooth and easy to spread
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