Lucene's Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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Lucene's Italian Cream Cake

Teresa Stroud

By
@TStroud512

My mother's recipe - one of my brother's favorites.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
soda
1/2 tsp
salt
5
eggs
2 c
flour
1/2 c
shortening
1 stick
butter
2 c
sugar
1/2 c
coconut
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
chopped pecans

ICING

8 oz
cream cheese
1 stick
butter
1 lb
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
coconut
1/2 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together butter, shortening, salt and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well.
2
Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Add flour and buttermilk mixture alternately to creamed mixture in #1.
3
Add vanilla and nuts. Beat well
4
Pour batter into three greased/floured 9" pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes or until cake loosens from pan.
5
Icing: combine 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, softened with one stick of butter, softened and mix well.

Add one lb. box powdered sugar slowly to mixture, blending well then add vanilla, coconut and pecans. Beat until creamy. Spread on cooled layers of cake, covering sides and top then serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #cream-cheese, #Italian