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Mississippi Mud Recipe

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This recipe for Mississippi Mud, by , is from 50TH ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elaine Buege
Added: Thursday, May 14, 2009


2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp cocoa
3 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 tsp baking powder

8 oz mini marshmallows

1 1/2 sticks margarine
5 T milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup cocoa
1 lb powdered sugar

BASE: beat sugar, eggs, cocoa, baking powder, shortening, flour and vanilla together and spread in an ungreased 9X13 pan. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.

ICING: 5 minutes before the base is done baking, melt margarine over low heat and beat in milk, vanilla, cocoa and powdered sugar. Spread marshmallows over base immediately after removing from oven. Pour hot icing over the marshmallows.




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