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Italian Creme Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Thomas
Added: Saturday, August 16, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 stick oleo
5 eggs separated
1 c. buttermilk
1 t. soda
1 c. chopped nuts (pecans)
1 c. coconut

Icing
8 oz cream cheese
1 stick oleo
1/2 c. nuts
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
1/2 c. coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar, shortening, and oleo together. Add egg yolks one at a time. Combine flour and soda. Alternate buttermilk and flour. Add pecans and coconut. Beat egg whites till stiff and fold in.
Makes 3 layers. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes.

Icing
Cream softened cream cheese and oleo. Mix in powdered sugar till smooth. Add vanilla, nuts and coconut. Ice cooled cake layers.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It was a tradition in our family to choose your birthday cake. This was my pick every year. Yumm!

 

 

 

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