Italian wedding cake

Italian Wedding Cake Recipe

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nancy severy

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@nanci55

out of this world cake

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
depends how big the slice is
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1/2 c
    margarine
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 5
    egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 5
    egg whites
  • 1/2 c
    drained crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3/4 c
    butter softened
  • 1
    8 oz pkg cream cheese
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Italian wedding cake

Step-by-Step

  1. preheat oven to 350 grease and flour 3 8 inch pans.
    combine the buttermilk baking soda and salt set aside
  2. in large bowl, cream together the shortening, margarine, and sugar until light and fluffy. beat in the egg yolk one at a time,then stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and almond extract. beat in the buttermilk mixture alternately with the flour, mixing just until incorporated. in a seperate bowl, beat the egg whites until they form a stiff peak. gently fold the egg whites into the batter. stir in pineapple, coconut and 1 cup of pecans.
  3. pour batter into the 3 8 inch pans bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean allow cakes to cool, for 10 minutes then turn onto wire rack to cool completely
  4. To make frosting cream together the butter, cream cheese and confectioner sugar until blended. stir in 2 teaspoons of vanilla and 1 cup of pecans. if frosting is to thick add 1 teaspoon at a time of milk to reach desired consistency

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