This delightful recipe takes your taste buds on an unforgettable journey through Italy.

Creamy Dreamy Italian Cake II

Welcome to our delightful recipe for Creamy Dreamy Italian Cake II! Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of this classic Italian dessert that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. With its moist layers of cake infused with luscious coconut and crunchy pecans, all held together by a velvety cream cheese frosting, this cake is sure to be a showstopper at any gathering. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting your culinary adventures, this recipe is a breeze to follow, ensuring a picture-perfect result every time. So, grab your apron, preheat your oven, and get ready to create a slice of Italian culinary magic right in your own kitchen. Let’s dive in and discover the irresistible flavors of Creamy Dreamy Italian Cake II!

This delightful recipe takes your taste buds on an unforgettable journey through Italy.

Creamy Dreamy Italian Cake II

Savor the exquisite delight of Italian Cream Cake II, a heavenly dessert that combines moist cake layers with the delicate flavors of coconut and pecans. This culinary masterpiece is brought together by a velvety cream cheese frosting, resulting in a symphony of taste and texture that will leave you craving for more. Easy to make yet impressive to behold, this recipe is a must-try for anyone seeking a slice of Italian-inspired indulgence. Get ready to experience the blissful fusion of flavors in every delectable bite of Italian Cream Cake II.
Type de plat Appetizer
Portions 10 servings


  • ½ cup margarine softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 5 egg whites
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup margarine softened
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • To make this mouthwatering Italian Cream Cake II, start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Don’t forget to generously grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans to ensure easy release later on.
  • Next, it’s time to whip up those egg whites. Beat them until they form stiff peaks, which will contribute to the cake’s light and airy texture.
  • In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup of margarine and shortening until it turns delightfully light. Add in white sugar and beat until the mixture becomes fluffy. Now, it’s time to beat in the egg yolks, giving the batter a rich and creamy base.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the flour and baking soda. Add this mixture alternately with buttermilk into the creamed mixture, making sure to mix well after each addition. To enhance the flavors, stir in 1 teaspoon of vanilla, as well as some coconut and 1 cup of pecans. These additions will give the cake a delightful tropical twist.
  • Gently fold in the previously beaten egg whites, incorporating them into the batter while maintaining their fluffy texture. Spoon the batter into the prepared pans, ensuring an even distribution.
  • Bake the cakes in the preheated oven for 25 to 40 minutes, or until they turn a golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, let’s prepare the delectable cream cheese frosting. In a mixer bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup margarine, confectioners’ sugar, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Beat the mixture until it becomes smooth and luscious. For an extra burst of coconut flavor, you can add some shredded coconut to the frosting.
  • Once the cakes are cooled, generously frost them with the cream cheese frosting, using a spatula or a piping bag to create a beautifully decorated finish. For added crunch and flavor, you can either stir the remaining 1/2 cup of pecans into the frosting or sprinkle them atop the cake as a delightful garnish.
  • Now, sit back and revel in the sheer deliciousness of your homemade Italian Cream Cake II. Perfect for any occasion or celebration, this recipe is bound to impress your guests and leave everyone craving for another slice. Enjoy!
Keyword coconut pecan cake, cream cheese frosting, crowd-pleasing cake, festive dessert, special occasion dessert, traditional Italian dessert
ingredients and instructions to make Creamy Dreamy Italian Cake II

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