“This cake will simply melt in your mouth. I used to save my pennies to get to buy one at Larry's House of cakes in Marion, Illinois, but found this recipe in a church cook book. I tried it and it is yummy! Thanks to a lady named Ruth Ann Riddle--it tastes like Larry's.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine baking soda and buttermilk; set aside for a few minutes.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff; then cream sugar, oleo and shortening.
  3. Add egg yolks, one at a time; beat well.
  4. Add buttermilk and flour, a little at a time.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Fold all of this mixture into the egg whites.
  7. Add coconut and nuts.
  8. Bake in 3 (8-inch) pans at 325° for 25 minutes or longer if needed.
  9. Ice with Philadelphia Cream Cheese Icing.
  10. Combine all icing ingredients and mix well.
  11. Ice cake and enjoy.

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