Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

My mom and I would make this cake frequently--mainly for birthdays and special occasions.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening, margarine, and sugar.
  2. Add egg yolks, one at a time, mixing well after each yolk.
  3. Sift flour and soda together.
  4. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, starting and ending with flour.
  5. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold egg whites into batter.
  7. Fold coconut into batter.
  8. Bake in 3 greased and floured pans for 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  9. Blend all frosting ingredients and frost cake when cooled.

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