Cakes

Italian Chocolate Cream Cake

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A three-layered chocolate cake with a little something extra--coconut and chopped hazelnuts. While many chocolate cake recipes offer a heavy and intensely rich dessert, this Italian classic brings just enough soft sweetness to enjoy. So take a big piece..

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Cake:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups shredded sweetened coconut, 1/4 to top
2 cups white sugar
5 eggs
1 cup chopped hazelnuts
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 3 teaspoons vanilla flavoring

Icing:
3/4 cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract or 3 teaspoons vanilla flavoring
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups cream cheese
6 cups powdered sugar, sifted
Directions: Preheat oven to 325?F. Use shortening or butter to grease three 8-inch round cake pans. Use parchment paper, cut into circles, if desired. Flour cake pans. In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup of...
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Nutritions

Calories
1821

Sodium
495mg
20% DV

Fat
91g
140% DV

Protein
21g
42% DV

Carbs
239g
81% DV

Fiber
14g
57% DV

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