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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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

Judy Welborn
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008


2 cups sugar
2 tbsp. cocoa
2 sticks margarine or butter
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder; pinch of salt
1 cup coconut (optional)
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts
7 oz. jar marshmallow cream
1 box powder sugar
1 stick margarine or butter
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla

Cream first 3 ingredients together.
Add eggs and 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix well.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and mix with previous mixture.
Add coconut and nuts. Stir well.
Cook in 9x13 pan at 350 for 35 minutes.

Spread marshmallow cream over hot cake and allow to cool.

Cream together 1 box powdered sugar, 1 stick of margarine or butter, 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 1/2 cup cocoa and 1 tsp. vanilla. Spread over cool cake.

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Sally's Note: Judy is a dear "sister" from work. She made this cake for my 50th birthday!




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