B&B Italian Cream Cake

B&b Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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Sheila Dahl


When my Grandma wanted an Italian Cream Cake for her birthday, I wanted a tried-and-true recipe. So, my Mom went and got this one from a B&B in my hometown (Jasper, TX).


★★★★★ 5 votes

30 Min
25 Min


  • ·
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 5
    egg yolks
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 5
    egg whites
  • 1 c
  • ·
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, 8 oz
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp

How to Make B&B Italian Cream Cake


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

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About B&B Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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