Ingredients

How to make it

  • Cream butter, shortening and sugar, add egg yokes and beat well.
  • Sift flour, measure and sift again with soda.
  • Add flour atlernately with buttermilk to the creamed mixture.
  • Stir in vanilla then coconut flakes and nuts.
  • Fold in egg whites.
  • Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 8 inch layer cake pans or 2 9 inch pans.
  • Bake 350 for 25 minutes or until done.
  • Cool in pans for about 5 minutes then turn out on racks.
  • When thoroughly cool frost with cream cheese frosting.
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  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened at room temp.
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 lb. box powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. chopped nuts
  • Beat cheese and margarine till smooth, add sugar and mix well.
  • Add vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • Spread between layers, over top and sides.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts on top.

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  • mcboo 10 years ago
    I have made this cake several times. Everyone always loves it! You'll have to make it soon.
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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    This is a really great cake! It is one of my husband's favorite birthday cakes. You have my 5!!
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  • mountainmama 10 years ago
    Sounds so good. Thanks for another great dessert!
    You got my 5.
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    " It was excellent "
    dagnabbit ate it and said...
    This sounds really good! 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    pamelanava ate it and said...
    This was the type of cake I chose for our wedding cake! I actually don't like coconut, so they omitted it and it was fabulous! I may have to make this on our anniversary next year! Thx for the post!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefzilla ate it and said...
    Honey,now thats decadent.
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  • annieamie 10 years ago
    I love good Italian cream cakes. Haven't you tried the recipe yet? It sounds sooooo good! If you make it, please add a picture of it for us? Thank you for sharing the recipe! What a great dessert!
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  • borinda 10 years ago
    Congratulations on letting us know the recipe sounds great so you shared it but as of posting hadn't tried it yet yourself. It's fun to share and I hope you hear from someone who does make this soon! Where'd you find this interesting recipe?
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    these cakes are so delicious great post
    five
    mini
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