Chocolate Italian Cream Cake

Chocolate Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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Cindi Davis


i found this recipe in the Lexington Herald leader newspaper many years ago around the Holidays.It is a favorite of everyone who eats it.


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25 Min



  • 1 box
    duncan hines moist butter fudge cake mix
  • 1 c
    pecans -chopped
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1½ c
    shredded coconut sweetened

  • 8 OZ'S
    cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    of melted butter (little more if too stiff)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 box
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Chocolate Italian Cream Cake


  1. Prepare cake mix according to instructions on box.
  2. add pecans,sour cream and coconut.
  3. divide batter into 3 round 9" pans
  4. bake as directed on box.
  5. cool cake completely
  6. beat all ingredents of the icing together till smooth frost cake

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About Chocolate Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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