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Italian Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Belva Pinkerton
Added: Thursday, July 16, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups Crisco
5 eggs, separated
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. soda
2 cups coconut
dash of salt
Icing:
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 stick margarine
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped fine

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and Crisco. Beat in 1 egg yolk at a time; add buttermilk. Sift flour and soda and salt together, then add to other mixture. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Add coconut. Bake at 350 in 3 layers or oblong pan.
Icing:
Have cream cheese and margarine at room temperature. Mix all ingredients. Put on cake after it cools.

 

 

 

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