Amalgamation Cake I


This cake's frosting is similar to that of German Chocolate Cake.

1 3-layer cake


  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 ½ cups butter

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups any flavor fruit jam

  • 4 egg whites

  • 1 ½ cups evaporated milk

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 4 egg yolks

  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

  • 2 cups raisins

  • 2 cups flaked coconut


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 3 8-inch cake pans.

  2. Mix flour, soda, cloves, and cinnamon; add 1 cup raisins, 1 cup nuts, and 1 cup coconut and mix well. Set aside.

  3. Cream 2 cups sugar and 1 1/2 cups butter. Stir in jam. Add buttermilk alternately with flour mixture, mixing with a spoon, until all is used up, ending with flour mixture.

  4. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until they hold a peak. Fold into other mixture. Pour into prepared cake pans.

  5. Bake approximately 30 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool and frost.

  6. To make frosting: mix 4 egg yolks until they are broken up and smooth, add 1/2 cup evaporated milk and mix together until the eggs yolks are mixed well with milk. Add rest of evaporated milk, 2 cups sugar, and 1/2 cup butter. Cook until thick and remove from heat. Stir in 2 cups nuts, 2 cups raisins, and 2 cups coconut. Cool slightly while beating mixture with a spoon. Spread on cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1286 Calories
60g Fat
182g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 1286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 60g 76%
Saturated Fat 28g 142%
Cholesterol 160mg 53%
Sodium 474mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 182g 66%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 126g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 192mg 15%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 716mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.