Commissary Carrot Cake

Recipe by kenk1492
READY IN: 4hrs




  • In a heavy saucepan,blend well the flour,sugar and salt. Gradually stir in the cream.
  • Add the butter.
  • Cook and stir the mixture over a low heat until the butter has melted, then let simmer for 20-30 minutes until golden brown in color, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Stir in the nuts and vanilla.
  • Let cool and refrigerate, preferably overnight. If too thick to spread, bring to room temperature before using.
  • Carrot Cake Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Have ready a greased and floured 10" tube cake pan.
  • In a large bowl Whisk together the corn oil and sugar.
  • Sift together the flour, cinnamon,baking powder, baking soda and salt. Sift half the dry ingredients into the sugar-oil mixture and blend.
  • Alternately, sift in the rest of the dry ingredients while adding the eggs, one by one. Combine well.
  • Add the carrots, raisins, and pecans.
  • Pour into the prepared tube pan and bake for 70 minutes.
  • Cool upright on a cooling rack If you fare not using the cake that day it can be removed from the pan,wrapped in plastic and stored at room temp.
  • Cheese Cream Filling Cream the butter well.
  • Add the cream cheese and beat until blended.
  • Sift in the sugar and add the vanilla.
  • If it is to soft to spread, chill a bit.Chill if not using immediately, but bring to room Temp.
  • before spreading.
  • Assembly Preheat oven to 300 F.
  • Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until it colors lightly.
  • Toss the coconut occasionally while it is baking so that it browns evenly Cool completely.
  • Have the filling and the frosting at a spreadable consistency.
  • Loosen the cake in it's pan and invert onto a serving plate. With a long serving knife, carefully split the cake into three horizontal layers.
  • Spread the filling between the Layers.
  • Spread the frosting over the top and sides.
  • Pat the coconut onto the sides of the cake. If desired, save 1/2 cup of the frosting and color 1/2 with green food coloring 1/2 with orange, pipe on the top to form little carrots