Italian Cream Cheese Cake

ingredients :
° 1/2 cup soft butter
° 1/2 cup ghee
° 2 cups of sugar
° 5 large eggs, separated, at room temperature
° 1 teaspoon vanilla
° 2 cups all-purpose flour
° 1 teaspoon baking soda
° 1 cup of milk
° 1-1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
° 1 cup chopped pecans
+Cream cheese frosting:
° 11 ounces soft cream cheese
° 3/4 cup soft butter
° 6 cups confectioners’ sugar
° 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
° 3/4 cup chopped pecans
* Directions :
Preheaat oven 350 degrees. Fat & flour three 9 inches. around baking pans. In a bowl, cream butter, ghee, & sugar until light also fluffy, 5-7 min . Whisk in egg yolk also vanilla. Combine flour with baking soda; Add to cream mixture alternately with milk. Beat until just blended. Stir in coconut and pecans.
In another bowl, beat the egg whites with clean beaters until stiff but not dry. Fold a quarter of the egg white into the mixture, then add the remaining egg white. Pour into prepared vats.
Baking for 20-25 minutes. Cooled about 10 min  before removing from pans to wire racks to cool totally .
To make the buttercream, whisk together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Stir in pecans. Distribute the decorating cream between the layers and the top and sides of the cake. Cold.
Enjoy !