PEGGI'S ITALIAN CREAM CAKE

1
Peggi Anne Tebben

By
@cookiequeen

When I worked for Sara Lee, we used to have pot luck dinners. A friend of mine used to make this & she gave me the recipe & I made it after that. Haven't made it in a while though.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 small
    can coconut or 1 1/2 cups
  • 5
    egg yolks
  • 5
    egg whites, stifly beaten
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts-pecans
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 8 oz
    softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 stick
    softened butter
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar- (16 oz.)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla
  • ·
    chopped pecans

How to Make PEGGI'S ITALIAN CREAM CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. CREAM BUTTER & SHORTENING. ADD SUGAR & BEAT UNTIL MIXTURE IS SMOOTH.
  2. ADD EGG YOLKS & BEAT WELL.
  3. MIX FLOUR, SALT & SODA. ADD TO CREAMED MIXTURE ALTERNATELY WITH BUTTERMILK.
  4. STIR IN VANILLA, COCONUT & NUTS.
  5. FOLD IN EGG WHITES. POUR INTO 3 GREASED & FLOURED 8" CAKE PANS. BAKE FOR 25 MINUTES OR UNTIL DONE. COOL & FROST.
  6. FROSTING:
  7. BEAT CREAM CHEESE & BUTTER UNTIL SMOOTH. ADD SUGAR & MIX WELL. ADD VANILLA & BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH. SPREAD ON CAKE & SPRINKLE NUTS ON TOP.

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About PEGGI'S ITALIAN CREAM CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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