Italian Cream Cake

1
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!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 8 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Italian Cream Cake

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.

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About Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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