• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    The Best Homemade Italian Cream Cake with Butter Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is worth the effort. Tender, moist and the frosting tops it off perfectly!

    Ingredients

    • 1 stick (8 tbsp) salted butter, (softened to room temp.)
    • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, (Crisco)
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 5 egg yolks
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
    • 1 cup chopped pecans
    • 5 beaten egg whites
    • 1 stick (8 tbsp) salted butter, (softened to room temp.)
    • 1 block (8 oz.) cream cheese, (softened to room temp.)
    • 1 box (16 oz.) powdered sugar
    • shredded sweetened coconut and chopped pecans, (for topping)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 921 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 50 g 77.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 91.75%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1116 mg 371.96%
    • Sodium: 532 mg 22.17%
    • Calcium: 239 mg 23.87%
    • Potassium: 421 mg 12.04%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.16%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 87 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.39%
    • Sugar: 63 g
    • Protein: 34 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 32.82%
    • Vitamin C 0.5%
    • Vitamin D 55.23%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq