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WHITE CHOCOLATE CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Tennill
Added: Saturday, February 5, 2011

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 lb. white chocolate
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 1/2 cups cake flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla
White Chocolate Icing:
2 cups sugar
2 sticks butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 small can PET milk (2/3 cup)

Directions:
Directions:
Melt the white chocolate in double boiler, then cool. Cream together butter and sugar until light. Add melted chocolate and the eggs one at a time, beating well each time. Sift flour with salt and baking powder. Add to batter, alternating with the buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Fold in pecans, coconut and vanilla. Pour in 2 or 3 greased and floured pans. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes, or you can use a tube pan and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Combine all ingredients for the icing in a pan an let stand for 1 hour. Stir occasionally and then cook to soft ball stage. Cool until lukewarm and then beat until spreading consistency is reached. Ice cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can melt a little more white chocolate than the recipe calls for and add the extra to icing if desired.

 

 

 

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