Lighter Italian Cream Cake

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Recipe by Mims Squims

Another whole grain dessert made with lower-in-fat ingredients

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Cream together shortening, butter, & sugar; blend well & cream in egg yolks.
  3. Sift together flour, soda, & salt.
  4. Alternately add buttermilk & flour mixture to creamed mixture & blend well.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add vanilla, coconut, & pecans. Fold egg mixture into into batter.
  6. Bake 25-30 minutes in 3 greased & floured 9” cake pans.
  7. Once cooled, mix together frosting ingredients & frost cake.

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