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Peter Paul Mound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Peter Paul Mound Cake, by , is from The Cookbook of Elizabeth Ann O'Farrell Zeller, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Zeller


1 box devil's food cake mix

Coconut filling
1 c milk
1 c sugar
1 t vanilla
12 largemarshmallows
2 pkgs frozen coconut

Chocolate icing
1 stick margarine
2 T milk
1/8 t salt
1/2 1 cup sugar cocoa
1 box powdered sugar

Bake as directed on box - in 2 layers. Cool. Split each layer in half, making 4 layers. Spread coconut filling between layers and ice top and sides with chocolate icing.

Boil milk and sugar five minutes. Add marshmallow and melt. Add coconut and vanilla.

Beat at high speed. Add more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until mixture is of spreading consistency

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
****This recipe is from an old newspaper, "Tulsa World". I copied it exactly as written, it is not a typo on the amount of cocoa for the icing. My best guess is that is should read 1/2 - 1 c, but that is a guess only. ******




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