Italian Cream Pie

This is a family hand-me-down, and quite T&T

It has quite a bit of coconut in it, and many people who don’t otherwise like coconut (myself included) love this cake

2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
5 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup coconut
1 cup pecans
5 egg whites

Cream sugar and butter well
Add egg yolks, one at a time
Mix vanilla extract and baking soda in small bowl, and mix flour and buttermilk in separate small bowl
Begin with vanilla mixture and add flour mixture alternately with vanilla mixture until all blended
Add coconut and pecans
Beat egg whites and fold into batter
Pour into 3 (9-inch) rounds or one sheet cake pan and bake at 350 deg F for 20 minutes

Icing
8 ozs cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup coconut
1 box (4 cups) powdered sugar

Mix together ingredients in the order listed

Topics: Italian Recipes - Desserts

 

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