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White Christmas Cake Recipe

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This recipe for White Christmas Cake, by , is from A Bun In the Oven , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Terry Wasson
Added: Sunday, March 1, 2009


1/2 c. water
4 oz. vanilla chips
1 c. butter, softened
2 c. sugar
4 eggs, separated
1 tbsp. vanilla
2 21/2 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. coconut
1 c. pecans, chopped

1-8oz. pkg. softened cream cheese
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
3 3/4 c. powdered sugar
1 tbsp. milk

Preheat oven to 350. Bring water to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla chips until melted. Cool 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks and mix well. Combine flour and baking soda and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Mix well. Stir in coconut and pecans. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form and fold into batter. Pour into 3 greased and floured 8" round baking pans. Bake 25-30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes. While waiting for cake to cool beat cream cheese and butter together. Add vanilla, powdered sugar, and milk and mix until smooth. Frost when the cake is cool.




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