Friday, October 31, 2003

Italian Creme Cake

1/2 cup butter
1 cup oil
2 cups sugar
5 egg yolks
2 cups plain flour
1 tsp soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1 sm can coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
5 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Cream butter, oil, and sugar. Beat until fluffy. Add egg yolks. Beat. Combine flour, soda, coconut, and nuts. Add to the mixture. Add buttermilk and vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Fold in egg whites. Pour batter into three prepared cake pans.

Bake for 30 minutes in an oven preheated to 350 degrees.

Cool and frost.

Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup melted butter
1 lb XXX sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Whisk together in mixer and spread on cool cake.