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Mom's Dump Cake Recipe

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Mardy Sackley


1 cup butter
1/2 cup cocoa
2 cup sugar
4 eggs, beaten
11/2 cup flour, unsifted
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup minimallows

Mix chocolate and butter and melt in microwave in large bowl. Add sugar, eggs and mix well. Add flour, salt vanilla, mixing well. Pour in greased 10x13 pan, bake 10-12 minutes in microwave full power (beware of the powerful microwave), turning after 5 minutes. After done, pour minimallows over brownies and then frosting (see below)
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup cocoa
Melt 2 minutes in microwave full power. Stir and melt another minute.
Add 1 box (41/2 cups) confectioners sugar
1 dash salt
1 tsp vanilla

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
mom's microwave dump cake, introduced to me while living on Bradley Place in Chicago. She sure loved her chocolate!!!




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