Italian Cream Cake

Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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1/2 c
1/2 c
2 c
eggs, separated
2 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 1/2 oz
coconut, flaked
1 c
chopped pecans


8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c

How to Make Italian Cream Cake


  • 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.

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About Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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