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Italian Creme Cake and Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beverly Rayfield

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake -- use 2 or 3 9" cake pans greased and floured
1 c. buttermilk
2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1 stick butter (softened)
1/2 c. wesson oil
2 tbsp baking soda
5 eggs
1 can flaked coconut
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. chopped pecans

Frosting
1/2 stick butter (softened)
2 tsp vanilla
8 oz cream cheese
1 lb powdered sugar
1/2 to 1 c pecans (optional)
Frost cake. Pecans can be added to frosting and sprinkled on top and sides

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and oil together.
Add sugar.
Separate eggs.
Add egg yolks to mixture, one at a time.
Beat egg whites to stiff peaks
Add flour alternately with buttermilk.
Cream until smooth.
Add vanilla.
Add coconut and nuts, then gently fold in egg whites
Bake for 30 mins at 375

Let cake cool.
Make frosting by combining all ingredients

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
As a teenager, this was Bev's favorite cake to make for special events.

 

 

 

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