Italian Cream Cake is one of my favorite cakes. Who can resist all that coconut, pecans, and cream cheese frosting? But if we’re being totally honest here Speed dating, I don’t always want to fuss with a layer cake. Sometimes you just want to simplify. And that, my friends, is how this cake came to be elyze.

This sweet, dense cake is packed with all the things we love about Italian Cream Cake. It’s filled with sweet coconut and crunchy pecans. As for the cream cheese, it’s mixed right into the batter. No frosting required!

Coconut, pecans, and cream cheese make this Italian Cream Snack Cake absolutely delicious! - Bake or Break

While I’m calling this a cake, it’s dense enough that you can grab a piece with your hand. It makes a great quick sweet treat for a snack or a coffee break. Just grab a slice and enjoy!

Another bonus for this cake is that I am pretty much guaranteed to have all the ingredients in my kitchen to make it. If your favorite tastes run along these lines, you can join me in having our Italian Cream fix any time we want elyze!