Italian Cream Cake

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Rhonda Huffaker

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@Rhonda_Huffaker

This recipe has been in my family for years. My mother gave it to me and I believe she got it from one of my aunts.

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Serves:
12 or more
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE:

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 5
    egg yolks, reserve whites
  • 2 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3/4 c
    coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • FROSTING:

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1 box
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Italian Cream Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. For Cake:
    (With electric mixer, beat egg whites until stiff and set a side.)
  2. Cream butter and shortening with mixer, add sugar and beat well then add your egg yolks and beat.
  3. Sift flour and baking soda together and add alternately with buttermilk, add vanilla,coconut and pecans
  4. Last fold in beaten egg whites. Pour into 3 greased 8" or 9" round pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 min. or until done. Temps may vary.
  5. FROSTING:
    Cream, cheese and butter, add powder sugar,vanilla and mix. Frost cake and add coconut on top.
  6. TIP: I add a little bit of coconut and chopped pecans to each layer of the cake and sprinkle a little on top.

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About Italian Cream Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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