Italian Lover's Cream Cake

Recipe by MK Lady


Top Review by Crafty Lady 13

Made for PAC Fall 2007. Very good cake recipe. Loaded with flavor. I made it in a 9 x 13 pan. The cream cheese frosting was a good compliment to this cake. I took it over to my son's house and everyone really enjoyed it. Thanks for another good recipe, MK Lady.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For layer cake, use three 9" round pans.
  2. Place greased paper in bottom of pans.
  3. Beat sugar, shortening and margarine until fluffy.
  4. Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat well.
  5. Combine flour, soda & salt in a separate bowl.
  6. Add alternately dry ingredients and buttermilk.
  7. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  8. Beat egg whites until stiff, fold into mixture.
  9. Bake in 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes.
  10. Frosting: Beat 1/2 c margarine, 8 oz. cream cheese and 1 tsp vanilla. Add one box confectioners sugar, a little bit at a time, then add 1 tsp vanilla.

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