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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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

Edna Donoghue
Added: Monday, September 8, 2008


2 sticks butter or margarine
1/2 cup cocoa
3-4 eggs
pinch salt
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 cup flour
1 tsp vanilla
1-1/2 cup walnuts(optional)
1 bag mini marshmallows

Preheat oven to 350.
Melt butter with cocoa over medium heat in a large suacepan.
Stir in sugar and eggs
Add flour,salt,vanilla and optional nuts.
Pour into 9x13 greased pan.
Bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes.
As soon as cake comes out of oven, sprinkle with mini marshmallows and then spread with frosting(recipe below)
Frosting recipe:
1 lb powdered sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 stick butter or margarine
pinch of salt
Combine all these ingredients until smooth.

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25 minutes
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Personal Notes:
This is a delicious recipe that Edna was kind enough to share with me. Joe's friends think they are more like candy than cake.....yum!




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