1. Cream butter and sugar together.
2. Add eggs one at a time and beat in mixer.
3. Add baking soda, vanilla, salt and buttermilk.
4. Then fold in flour and bake in 9-inch pans at 350° oven.
1. Cream the cream cheese, butter, cocoa, vanilla and milk together, then add coconut.
2. Spread on cake.
3. Decorate with almonds.