"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."--Harriet van Horne

Wilmington Island Marsh Mud Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Wilmington Island Marsh Mud Cake, by , is from The Thrasher Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherry Lynn Riley-Smalley
Added: Sunday, May 17, 2009


1/2c. cocoa
1c. (2 sticks) butter, melted
4 eggs, beaten
11/2c. all purpose flour
2c. granulated sugar
1/8tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
11/2c. chopped pecans

1 16oz. box light brown sugar
1/3c. cocoa
1/4c. (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2c. milk
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 10.5 oz. package mini marshmallows

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13x9x2in. pan.Stir cocoa into mixing bowl with butter. Add eggs, flour, granulated sugar, salt and vanilla. Beat well with a handheld electronic mixer. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 35 minutes. While cake is baking, prepare frosting. Mix brown sugar, cocoa, butter, milk, and vanilla together in a bowl and beat until smooth. Remove cake from oven and pour marshmallows over hot cake. pour frosting over marshmallows on top.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!