Incredibly Delicious Italian Cream Cake

Incredibly Delicious Italian Cream Cake

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"This is an old recipe from my aunt. It is both famous and infamous in our family. It is absolutely irresistible."

Ingredients

1 h 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 774 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 774 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 40.5 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 98.1g
  • 32%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 398 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease three 9 inch round cake pans. In a small bowl, dissolve the baking soda in the buttermilk; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter, shortening and white sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs, buttermilk mixture, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup coconut, baking powder and flour. Stir until just combined. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To Make Frosting: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Mix in a small amount of cream to attain the desired consistency. Stir in chopped nuts and remaining flaked coconut. Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.
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I guess the other positive reviewers have never had real Italian Cream Cake. I'm not one to be harsh on other people's recipes, but this one is not correct. Problems: First, it doesn't ...

I've made this cake twice now. The first time I followed the original recipe first and the cake was yummy. It was a bit dense however, so the second time I followed HJONES999 suggestions (except...

Very good! This was the first made from scratch cake I ever made and it was awesome! The only thing i would do differently is sprinkle the nuts on top. The nuts mixed in with the icing made it h...