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ITALIAN CREAM CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Sutcliffe Thomas

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ITALIAN CREAM CAKE


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 eggs
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
2 c. twice sifted flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. coconut
1 c. chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. coconut flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Separate eggs and beat egg whites until stiff; set aside. Cream butter, shortening and sugar in a large bowl. Add egg yolks 1 at a time, beating well after each one. Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add alternately with flour. Beat well; add coconut, nuts and flavorings. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into 3 greased and floured 9" cake pans. Divide into about 2 cups for each pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Top with Cream Cheese Icing, but substitute almond flavoring for vanilla.
 

CREAM CHEESE ICING


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 c. butter
16 oz. pkg. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Let cream cheese and butter come to room temperature. In a medium bowl cream butter and cream cheese together. Sift sugar into mixture and blend in vanilla. Spread onto cake. May top with pecans or walnuts.

 

 

 

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