Graham Cracker Cake With Buttercream Frosting

"I had this once on a stop in Georgia & fell in love with it... it was so comforting I just loved it! I made it one time nut-free by substituting white chocolate chips instead of nuts for a friend with a nut allergy - I served it as Christmas Cake for her Holiday Party & I loved it even more that way - it was sweet & decadent! I'm posting the traditional recipe though, but at least you see that substitutions are not always a bad thing :-)"
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  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 14 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 2 egg whites
  • 34 cup walnuts, chopped (or pecans)
  • nonstick cooking spray (Bakers Joy to prep. cake pans)
  • Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 cup butter, softened well
  • 8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 12 cup whole milk (or half & half)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Combine cake mix, graham cracker crumbs, sugar, water and egg whites in a large mixing bowl.
  • Blend on medium speed for 3-5 minutes with electric mixer.
  • Stir in nuts by hand.
  • Spray 2 9 inch round cake pans with Bakers Joy & pour in the cake batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes.
  • Frost only when completely cool.

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  1. I can't wait to make this, it looks Divine! Just made your Rainbow Cookies & everyone loved & loved them. This I'm making this weekend. I can hardly wait!


<p>Born &amp; raised in Northern NJ and now live in the NJ suburbs of New York City. <br /><br />I grew up on all the traditional Italian meals from my Grandmother's kitchen. Holiday's were parades of food of all kinds, from main dishes to desserts, but mostly I remember Gram's traditional Italian dishes around the Holiday's surrounded by all of our family. <br /><br />I love to cook everything now. I find it great to experiment &amp; try new recipes. Most of all, I love to entertain &amp; host dinners with family, friends &amp; have Holidays at home with my terrific husband &amp; our four legged furry goofball bulldog! <br /><br />===================================== <br /><br />Spring 2008: I was picked for the Pick-A-Chef Spring 2008 Contest by a wonderful chef: Chef #166642 who made my Recipe #293174 and my Recipe #285517 and lastly, my Recipe #287338 <br /><br />The link to the cookbook from that contest is: <br /><br /><img src= border=0 alt=Photobucket /> <br /><br />===================================== <br /><br />July 2008: I was just Z-mailed that I was picked for My 3 Chefs 2008 Cooking Contest by: Chef #829183 who made my: Recipe #307814 <br /><br />She Z-mailed me the link to the cookbook from that contest: <br /><br /><img src= border=0 alt=Photobucket /> <br /><br /><img src= border=0 alt=Photobucket /> <br /><br /><br />=====================================</p>
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