Rating: 5 stars 4.8
130 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0

This is a wonderful, award winning cake. Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts for the walnuts.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cream together 1 cup butter or margarine, egg yolks, and 2 cups white sugar. Alternately mix in flour and buttermilk. Add baking soda. Mix in 1 cup walnuts and coconut.

  • Beat egg whites, and fold into batter. Pour batter into three greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans.

  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven.

  • Combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla extract. Spread onto cooled cake. Top iced cake with chopped walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

759 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 91.3g; fat 41.5g; cholesterol 168.1mg; sodium 400.8mg. Full Nutrition