Simple Italian Cream Cake
Source of Recipe
The Simple Life
List of Ingredients
1/2 c shortening
1/2 c stick butter or marg
1 1/2 C sugar
5 egg yolks
2 C flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
pinch of salt
1 C buttermilk (1 T vinegar in 1 c milk)
1 C shredded coconut
5 egg whites, beaten until stiff
Beat shortening and butter well. Add sugar gradually and cream well.
yolks beating well. Sift together flour, baking soda, salt. Add
alternately with buttermilk. Stir in coconut. Fold egg whites into
Pour into three 9" greased floured cake pans. Bake at 350` for 20 to
minutes. Cool before frosting.
Creme Cheese Frosting
1 8-oz pkg cream cheese
1 stick melted butter or marg.
1 t vanilla
1/2 c pecans
1 box ( 2 1/2 c) powdered sugar
1/2 c coconut to sprinkle on top
Using a mixer, mix until smooth. Frost cooled cake.