3/7/15

On The Menu: Easy Italian Cream Cake

easy italian cream cake recipe
on the menu: easy italian cream cake
This recipe may be cheating a little because it involves a boxed cake mix but I promise after you bake this cake that will not matter. This is easily my favorite cake I have ever made (and I have baked some great ones like this Chocolate Fudge Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate Ganache). I have baked this Easy Italian Cream Cake so many times including several times to give away as gifts.

Try this cake soon and let me know what you think.

italian cream cake recipe

Ingredients:
1 (16.25-ounce) package white cake mix
3 large eggs
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup coconut flakes
2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 (16 oz.) package powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions:
1. Mix the white cake mix, eggs, buttermilk, and vegetable oil together with an electric mixer at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
2. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 5 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
3. Make the frosting by beating the cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla and pecans.
4. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Chill 2 hours before slicing.
easy italian cream cake
italian cream cake

12 comments:

  1. This looks yummy!!! Totally pinned it :)

    -Jan
    janmloves.blogspot.com

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  2. This looks and sounds delicious, yum!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  3. Could you do this in a Bundt pan, I am a complete failure at layer cakes

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    1. There's no reason why you shouldn't be able to, just grease your pan well.

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  4. I made this and my family raved about it. It was so moist that people kept picking at it even after they were served. This recipe is a keeper and better than any bakery Italian cream cake I’ve had.

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  6. I just made mine in a regular cake pan and it’s delicious!

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