Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

The ultimate birthday party cake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and shortening.
  2. Add sugar gradually, beating well.
  3. Add egg yolks; mix thoroughly.
  4. Add baking soda and vanilla to buttermilk.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  6. Alternate adding flour and buttermilk to sugar mixture.
  7. Beat slowly.
  8. Ad coconut and pecans.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  11. Pour batter into 3 greased 8 inch round cake pans.
  12. Bake at 350 for 4o minutes, or until done.
  13. To prepare frosting, cream together cream cheese and butter.
  14. Gradually add sugar.
  15. Beat well.
  16. Add vanilla.
  17. Continue beating until frosting is creamy.
  18. Stir in pecans.
  19. Frost between layers of cake, then the tops and sides.

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I made this cake as Jesus' birthday cake for Christmas. It was a lot of work but well worth it. I had a lot of extra frosting left over, which was good for sugar cookies!! This is the ultimate birthday cake!!

naptime4julie December 26, 2002

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