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“When I was younger I worked for a caterer named Patsy. She made the best Italian creme cake recipe.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preparation:
  2. Cream margarine and shortening; add sugar. Add egg yolks and beat well. Combine soda and flour; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in vanilla. Add coconut and nuts. Fold in egg whites. Pour into 3 greased and floured cake pans; bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. Frosting: Beat cream cheese until smooth; stir in sugar. Add vanilla and beat until smooth. Spread on cake layers; sprinkle top with chopped nuts.

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