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Cake - Italian Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter
cup Crisco
2 cups sugar
5 eggs, separated Beat egg whites
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flaked coconut
cup pecans, chopped fine

Frosting: (Increase recipe by one-half for 3 layers)
1 - 8-ounce package cream cheese
1/2 butter, softened
1 box confectioners sugar (1 pound or 16 ounces)
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and Crisco. Add sugar, beat until smooth. Add egg yolks and beat well. Sift flour. Measure and sift again with the soda. Add the flour alternately with the buttermilk. Stir in vanilla, coconut and nuts. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in 3 - 8-inch greased pans or 2 - 9-inch cake pans lined with wax paper. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until it tests done. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Turn out and cool thoroughly.

Frosting: (Increase recipe by one-half for 3 layers)
Beat together and spread on cake. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top of cake.

 

 

 

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