HOMEMADE PERFECT ITALIAN CREAM CAKE

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Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 12 Servings

I love this cake so much! Oh, man, this is a must-try! I have tried a lot of recipes for cakes but this one surely will always be my favourite!

Ingredients:

1 box white cake mix with pudding

3 large Eggs

1/4 cup oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups buttermilk

3 1/2 ounces shredded coconut (about 1 1/2 c; 1/2 a 7 ounces bag)

2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

1 cup butter, room temperature

32 ounces confectioners’ sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray and flour on three 9-inch pans.

Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add the cake mix, eggs, oil, buttermilk, and vanilla extract. Use a stand mixer to beat for about 2 minutes or until well mixed.

Step 4: Add the pecans and coconuts. Stir until well mixed.

Step 5: Transfer the mixture into the prepared pans and spread it evenly.

Step 6: Place the pans inside the preheated oven and bake for about 15 to 17 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.

Step 7: Remove the cakes from the oven and allow them to cool on wire racks for at least 10 minutes.

Step 8: Remove the cakes from the pan and allow them to cool completely at room temperature.

Step 9: In a medium mixing bowl, add the butter and cream cheese. Stir until well mixed.

Step 10: Add the confectioners’ sugar and stir until well mixed.

Step 11: Add the vanilla and stir until well blended.

Step 12: Frost the cakes all over.

Step 13: Add toasted pecans on top.

Step 14: Serve and enjoy!

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