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easy italian cream cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

An easy to make, delicious cake with coconut, pecans and an amazing frosting.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy italian cream cake

  • 1 pkg
    (18 ounces) white cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    (3 ounces) instant vanilla pudding
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 3/4 c
  • 4
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    light cream
  • 2-1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1-1/2 c
    flaked coconut

How To Make easy italian cream cake

  • 1
    In a large mixer bowl, add the cake mix, vanilla pudding, heavy cream, water, eggs and oil. With electric mixer, beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Fold in the chopped nuts and coconut.
  • 2
    Pour the batter into 2 -9 inch layer cake pans or a 9 X 13 inch baking pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350 degrees (for layer cake for 30-35 minutes and the 9 X 13 inch pan for 45 minutes) Cool completely before frosting..
  • 3
    FROSTING: In a medium sized bowl, blend the butter and cream cheese. Add the powdered sugar and enough cream to make a smooth spreading consistency. Frost cake and sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate.

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