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Italian Cream Cake

Holidaycooking's picture
This Italian Cream Cake is very delicious ! Try this maraschino cherries dessert delight and let me know if you like it ! Your suggestions for this Italian Cream Cake are welcome.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter stick 1
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Teaspoon, extract
  Coconut 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

Cream shortening and butter; gradually add sugar beating until consistency of whipped cream.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately with buttermilk, blending well after each addition.
Stir in flavorings, coconut and cherries.
Fold in stiffly-beaten egg whites.
Grease and flour three 9" cake pans, spread batter evenly in each.
Bake at 350° about 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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1 Comment

DHP's picture
what kind of filling or icing do you use with this cake?