Italian Cream Cake

Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

I have had this recipe sitting in my "to make" file. I have never had Italian Cream Cake...but I am making this very soon!!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
5
eggs separated
2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
vegetable shortening
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 oz
can of sweetened coconut

FROSTING

12 oz
cream cheese, softened
6 Tbsp
butter, softened
24 oz
powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 c
chopped pecans, toasted if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease three 9-inch cake pans.
2
To prepare cake, combine buttermilk and baking soda; mix well. Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until stiff.
3
Combine sugar, butter and shortening; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well. Add buttermilk mixture alternately with flour. Stir in vanilla. fold in egg whites. Stir in coconut. Pour into pans.
4
Bake 18-20 minutes, until a wooden pick comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove pans and cool completely on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy