White Chocolate Cake

This is a great holiday dessert item. It's very pretty and looks good for any special occasion.


  • 1/2 lb. white chocolate
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  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp. reserved melted chocolate


Cake: Melt chocolate over hot water, and take out 2 Tbsp. for the icing. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks and chocolate; mix. Sift cake flour, baking powder, and salt together. Add to batter. Add buttermilk, pecans, vanilla, and coconut. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter. Bake in greased 9x13 inch pan at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

Icing: Beat icing ingredients over hot water. Spread or drizzle icing over warm cake.

Servings: 9-12
Prep Time: 20-30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 60 Minutes


By Robin from Washington, IA


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