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ITALIAN CREAM CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty T. Fields
Added: Monday, July 14, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cream together:
1 stick butter or margarine
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
5 egg yolks (save egg whites)

Sift and add to above:
2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 small can coconut
1 cup black walnuts

*Frosting::
1/4 cup butter
1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese
1 16-ounce pkg. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Cream together butter and cream cheese. Gradually add 1 box sifted powdered sugar, mixing after each addition. Add vanilla. Garnish top of cake with black walnut pieces.

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter or margarine, shortening, sugar, and egg yolks (save egg whites).

Sift and add flour, soda, buttermilk and vanilla.
Stir in 1 small can coconut and 1 cup black walnuts pieces. Fold in the 5 stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in 8" or 9" pan at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes.

*Frosting::
Cream together butter and cream cheese. Gradually add 1 box sifted powdered sugar, mixing after each addition. Add vanilla. Garnish top of cake with black walnut pieces.

 

 

 

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