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    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.
    Add egg
    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.




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