Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

In the mood for a delicious Italian cream cake but not really in the mood to spend hours baking? This Italian Cream cake is made using a cake mix. The best part? It’s so decadent they’ll never know you didn’t make it from scratch!


1 c buttermilk

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 c butter

1/2 c shortening

2 c white sugar

5 egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 c flaked coconut

1 tsp baking powder

2 cups all-purpose flour

8 ounces of cream cheese

1/2 cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 cups icing sugar

2 tablespoons light cream

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 c sweetened coconut




Preheat oven 350 degrees F Greased 3 9-inch round cake pans. In small bowl, dissolve baking soda in buttermilk; put aside.In bowl, cream 1/2 c butter, shortening also white sugar to light & fluffy. Stir in eggs, buttermilk mixture, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 cup coconut, baking powder and flour. Stir until just combined.

Pour batter to prepared pans.Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool.

To make the frosting: In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and icing sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Stir in a small amount of cream to achieve desired consistency. Stir in chopped walnuts and remaining shredded coconut. Spread between layers and over top and sides of cooled cake.


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