Italian Cream Cake

Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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linda mcdougal

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@lilacmemaw


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Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
5
eggs, separated
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 1/2 oz
coconut, flaked
1 c
chopped pecans

ICING INGREDIENTS

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2Cream butter and shortening; add sugar and beat until mixture is smooth.
3Add egg yolks one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
4Combine flour and soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
5Stir in vanilla.
6Add coconut and chopped pecans.
7Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
8Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 8 inch cake pans.
9Bake for 25 minutes or until cake tests done.
10ICING: Blend cream cheese and butter until smooth.
11Add powdered sugar and water, beating until smooth.
12Add vanilla and blend.
13Spread between layers and top and sides.
14Sprinkle top with pecans.
15NOTE: For more flavor and taste, coconut and pecans may be added between the layers.

About Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy