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

  • 1For Cake:
    (With electric mixer, beat egg whites until stiff and set a side.)
  • 2Cream butter and shortening with mixer, add sugar and beat well then add your egg yolks and beat.
  • 3Sift flour and baking soda together and add alternately with buttermilk, add vanilla,coconut and pecans
  • 4Last 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.
  • 5FROSTING:
    Cream, cheese and butter, add powder sugar,vanilla and mix. Frost cake and add coconut on top.
  • 6TIP: 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