Friday, December 18, 2015

#3719 - Cream Cake

(by Shirley McNevich)

(this recipe is for Dec. 28th)

1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup softened butter
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
2 cups white sugar
5 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups Baker's angelflake coconut
1 tsp. baking powder
2 cups flour
1 - 8oz. Philadelphia cream cheese (softened)
1 tsp. vanilla
4 cups Domino's powdered sugar
2 TBSP cream
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

In a bowl add 1/2 cup butter, Crisco and white sugar--beat. In a small bowl add buttermilk and baking soda--stir to dissolve. Add buttermilk mixture, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 cup of the coconut, baking powder and flour to the batter--beat. Pour batter evenly into 3 - 9" round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees 30-40 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool cakes, then remove one and place it on a cake plate. Frosting: in a mixer add cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter--beat. Add 1 tsp. vanilla and the powdered sugar--beat well. Add cream--beat well. Frost the first cake, place second cake on top, frost the second cake, place third cake on top and frost the rest of the cake. Sprinkle the chopped walnuts and remaining coconut over the top and sides of the cake (using more coconut and nuts as necessary).

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