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italian cream cake with coconut and pecans

italian cream cake with coconut and pecans


This rather elegant dessert is topped with smooth, super-sweet frosting.

The three layers that make up this eye-pleasing cake may be chock-a-block with tasty pecans and coconut, but it’s the delightfully rich cream cheese frosting that takes the… uh, cake. At least, that’s what Heather Baird from Sprinkle Bakes reckons. And she should know – her family came across this Italian cream cake recipe way back in the ‘70s (and later sold it to an impressed co-worker). Pop over to Heather’s website to test it out for yourself.

To accompany you while you embark on your next culinary quest, we’ve cooked up some lovely kitchen merch, including three colourful tea towels and a flower-power apron. The designs are pulled straight from the pages of the frankie 2022 diary, which is full of vintage kitchen-inspired artwork by Pilgrim Hodgson. Find the lot over at the frankie shop.