Chocolate Italian Cream Cake

Chocolate Italian Cream Cake

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MARBALET 45

"A chocolaty take on the classic Italian cream cake."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 1018 kcal
  • 51%
  • Fat:
  • 58.1 g
  • 89%
  • Carbs:
  • 120.3g
  • 39%
  • Protein:
  • 11.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 168 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 409 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans. Separate the eggs.
  2. Cream 1/2 cup of the butter, shortening and sugar together. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in 1 teaspoon of the vanilla.
  3. Sift soda, flour and 1/4 cup cocoa together. Add alternately with buttermilk to the creamed mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in the coconut and 1 cup of the chopped pecans.
  4. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and fold into the batter. Pour batter into the prepared cake pans.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes. Let cakes cool completely before frosting between layers and on sides.
  6. To Make Frosting: Cream the cream cheese and butter together. Sift confectioner's sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa, beating in a little at a time until well-creamed. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup pecans.
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After making some of the changes recommended by previous reviewers and adding some of my own, this absolutely gets 5 stars!! Definitely double cocoa in cake, also add a tsp or two of instant esp...

The only difference between this recipe and the one I've used for years is the addition of the 1/4c cocoa powder in the cake and in the icing. What a wonderful variation. I really like how mil...

This is a very rich cake but it uses cocoa and not much of it, and so is not as chocolatey as I'd prefer--I figure that if I'm going to go off my diet it had better be for exactly what I'm cravi...