Family Tested & Approved
butter or margarine
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour (3) 8 or 9-inch round cake pans.
Blend white sugar with butter and oil. Add egg yolks and mix.
Combine flour with mixture and then stir in buttermilk, 1 c. coconut, baking soda, 1 c. pecans and 1 tsp vanilla.
Beat egg whites until stiff and then fold into mixture.
Bake at 325 for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely before icing.
Icing: Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, 1 c. pecans, 1 c. coconut, 1 tsp. vanilla and milk.
Stack layers, putting icing in between layers and on the top and sides of the cake.