December 23, 2007 8:39am CST
I like christmas cakes very much.do u like Christmas cake?
7 Jan 08
this is the recipe of my favorite Christmas Cake,i have found it in allrecipes.com and tried and yum yummy it's very delicious.just use butter instead of margarine. butter is a lot tastier than margarine. CHristmas Cake SUBMITTED BY: Nancy Reichert "'Wow!' is the reaction from family and guests when they see and taste this lovely three-layer cake from Nancy Reichert. 'White chocolate, coconut and pecans make the cake so delicious,' notes the Thomasville, Georgia cook." PREP TIME 30 Min COOK TIME 25 Min READY IN 55 Min SERVINGS & SCALING Original recipe yield: 10 servings US METRIC About scaling and conversions INGREDIENTS * 1/2 cup water * 4 ounces white confectioners coating or vanilla chips * 1 cup butter or margarine, softened * 2 cups sugar * 4 eggs, separated * 1 tablespoon vanilla extract * 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour * 1 teaspoon baking soda * 1 cup buttermilk * 1 cup flaked coconut * 1 cup chopped pecans * FROSTING: * 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened * 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract * 3 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar * 1 tablespoon milk number of stars READ REVIEWS (1) * Review/Rate This Recipe * Save To Recipe Box * Add to Shopping List * Add a Personal Note * Post a Recipe Photo * Post a Favorite Food List * Create a Menu DIRECTIONS 1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in confectionery coating until melted. Cool for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks; mix well. Beat in coating and vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Mix well. Stir in the coconut and pecans. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into the batter. Pour into three greased and floured 8-in. square baking pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely. 2. Combine frosting ingredients in a mixing bowl; beat well. Frost tops of two layers; stack on serving plate with plain layer on top. Frost top and sides of cake.