Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Coat bottoms only of 2 9 round cake pans with cooking spray.
  3. Line bottoms of pans with wax paper. Coat wax paper with cooking spray and dust with 2 tbs cake flour. Set aside.
  4. Place 1/3 cup butter in a large bowl and beat with mixer until creamy.
  5. Gradually add sugar, beating well.
  6. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each.
  7. Lightly spoon w cups flour into dry measuring cups and level with knife.
  8. Combine 2 cups flour, baking soda and salt, stir well.
  9. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour.
  10. Stir in pecans, coconut extract and 1 tsp vanilla.
  11. Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form, being careful not to overbeat.
  12. Fold egg whites into batter, pour batter into prepared pans.
  13. Bake for 23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  14. Cook in pans for 5 minutes on wire racks. Loosen cake layers from sides of pans and remove from pans.
  15. Remove and discard wax paper. Cool completely.
  16. To prepare frosting:.
  17. Place 1 T butter and cream cheese in a large bowl.
  18. Beat with a mixer at high speed until fluffy.
  19. Gradually add powdered sugar , beating at low speed until smooth. Do not overbeat.
  20. Add 1 tsp vanilla, beat well.
  21. Place 1 cake layer on plate. Spread with 1/3 of frosting.
  22. Top with other cake layer and spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 926.36 Kcal (3878 kJ)
Calories from fat 387.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.03g 66%
Cholesterol 110.25mg 37%
Sodium 963.42mg 40%
Potassium 1733mg 37%
Total Carbs 124.66g 42%
Sugars 77.13g 309%
Dietary Fiber 0.68g 3%
Protein 13.11g 26%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 102.8mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 401.01 Kcal (1679 kJ)
Calories from fat 167.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.63g 66%
Cholesterol 47.73mg 37%
Sodium 417.05mg 40%
Potassium 750.2mg 37%
Total Carbs 53.96g 42%
Sugars 33.39g 309%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 3%
Protein 5.68g 26%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Iron 0.8mg 10%
Calcium 44.5mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 22
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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