Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake

Author: 
Country Woman Christmas
  • 1/2 Cup  butter, softened
  • 1/2 Cup  shortening
  • 2 Cups  sugar
  • eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 2 Cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup  baking cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1 Cup  buttermilk
  • 1 Cup  flaked coconut
  • 1 Cup  chopped pecans
  •   CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Cup  butter, softened
  • 4 Cups  confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 Cup  baking cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  •   Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
Find recipes for Triple-Layer Chocolate Cake and other Course recipes. Get all the best recipes at . Recipe directions: In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Fold in coconut and pecans.

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Recipe Details

Preparation Time: 
40 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
Total Time: 
1 hour
Serves: 
12

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