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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela St.Clair
Added: Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2c. sugar
1/2c. margarine/or butter
4 eggs
1 1/2c flour
1/3 c. Hershey's Cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1c. chopped nuts
1 jar marshmallow creme

Creamy Chocolate Mud Frosting:

1/2 box powdered sugar
1/2 c. cocoa powder
1/2 c. margarine/or butter ( softened)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 c. evaporated milk

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar, margarine or butter together in bowl.
Blend in eggs one at a time to batter.
Sift together flour,cocoa & salt Mix well.
Add vanilla & nuts stirring well then pour batter into greased & floured 9x13 pan.
Bake @ 350* for 30-35 mins. While cake is still hot spread marshmallow creme over top . Cool completely before frosting w/ creamy chocolate mud frosting.

Preparing frosting:
Combine all ingredients. Beat until desired consistency. Add a little more milk if needed to get creamy enough.Spread over marshmallow creme covered mud cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
depends on the appetites!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Mom used to make this for Randy and all those chocolate fiends.. I mean Drake's! ;-) It's pretty rich!

 

 

 

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