Italian Cream Cake
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 25-30
  • Servings: 18
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 5 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 small can coconut
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 3 (8 or 9 inch) round cake pans.
  3. Cream first two.
  4. Add sugar and beat until smooth.
  5. Add egg yolks and beat well.
  6. Combine flour and soda and add to mix alternately with buttermilk.
  7. Stir in vanilla.
  8. Add coconut and nuts.
  9. Fold in egg whites.
  10. Pour into 3 round greased and floured pans.
  11. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until done.