Italian Cream Cake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

My Sister-in-law gets lots of requests to bring this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter& shortening.
  2. add sugar.
  3. add yolks mix together.
  4. add flour alternate with buttermilk& beat.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. fold in coconut, chopped nuts, fold in whites.
  7. grease three 9 inch pans, bake at 350F degrees for 23-25 minutes .
  8. -----Icing----------.
  9. Put on top of the 3 layers.
  10. Do Not Put On Sides.
  11. Top with nuts.


Most Helpful

This is a marvelous cake! I had actually been looking for a new "from scratch " recipe, because I really like to make cakes the old fashioned way. They just taste so much fresher. The directions were a little vague, but I just beat the egg whites and folded them in. And I mixed all the frosting ingredients and beat them until smooth. This is a very good tasting cake, and I will use this recipe a lot! Thank you Lali for posting this one!!

MizzNezz March 20, 2002

We usually make carrot cake to bring to family gatherings but it is a long tedious process. I love this recipe as it's quick and easy and delicious (and the relatives don't seem to mind the swap).

Thank you!!!!

Batman's Chef November 23, 2010

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