Lucene's Italian Cream Cake

Lucene's Italian Cream Cake

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Teresa Stroud

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@TStroud512

My mother's recipe - one of my brother's favorites.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
16
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
    soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 5
    eggs
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    coconut
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • ICING

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Lucene's Italian Cream Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream together butter, shortening, salt and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well.
  2. Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Add flour and buttermilk mixture alternately to creamed mixture in #1.
  3. Add vanilla and nuts. Beat well
  4. Pour batter into three greased/floured 9" pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes or until cake loosens from pan.
  5. Icing: combine 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, softened with one stick of butter, softened and mix well.

    Add one lb. box powdered sugar slowly to mixture, blending well then add vanilla, coconut and pecans. Beat until creamy. Spread on cooled layers of cake, covering sides and top then serve.

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About Lucene's Italian Cream Cake

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



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