• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 45 min
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  • Summary

    Favorite cake recipe is a classic. This one is filled with pecans and coconut in the batter and has a luscious cream cheese icing. Excellent choice for special occasions and holiday baking.

    Ingredients

    • 1 stick unsalted butter (softened (1/2 cup))
    • 1/2 cup Crisco shortening
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 5 large egg yolks
    • 2 cups sifted UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)
    • 5 large egg whites (beaten stiff)
    • 1 tsp. baking soda
    • 1 cup buttermilk ((see note below))
    • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
    • 2 cups coconut
    • 1 cup chopped pecans (finely diced pecans are best)
    • 12 oz. cream cheese (softened )
    • 24 oz. powdered sugar
    • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
    • pecans (as desired)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 570 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.38%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 65.87%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 92 mg 30.68%
    • Sodium: 196 mg 8.18%
    • Calcium: 49 mg 4.87%
    • Potassium: 134 mg 3.83%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 77 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.89%
    • Sugar: 60 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 11.62%
    • Vitamin C 0.91%
    • Vitamin D 6.29%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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