“What a lovely way to end an Italian dinner!!”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake: Cream butter and shortening.
  2. Add sugar, beat until mixture is smooth.
  3. Add egg yolks and beat.
  4. Combine flour and baking soda: add to creamed mixture, alternately with buttermilk.
  5. Stir in vanilla, coconut, and pecans.
  6. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  7. Pour batter into well greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  8. Bake at 350*F (175*C) for 40 to 45 minutes.
  9. Icing: Beat cream cheese until smooth.
  10. In separate bowl, combine sugar and butter; mix well.
  11. Add to cream cheese.
  12. Stir in vanilla and beat until smooth.
  13. Frost cool cake in pan.
  14. Top with chopped pecans.
  15. Store in refrigerator.

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