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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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Gran & Pop with Ginger-Heber Springs Park Oct 2012


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2 Cups Sugar
4 Eggs
1/3 Cup cocoa
3 Tablespoons Vanilla
5 Ounces Miniature Marshmallows
1 Cup Oil
1 1/2 Cup Plain Flour
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup Nuts Chopped

Cream Sugar & shortening. Add eggs and beat by hand...mix well. Add Vanilla and Nuts. Pour into greased oblong pan and bake for 35 minutes at 300. Remove from oven and pour marshmallows on top. Return to oven for 10 minutes at 350.
Cool cake for 1 hour and spread with this frosting:

2 Sticks Butter
1/2 Cup Cocoa
1 box Powdered Sugar
1/2 Cup Evaporated Milk
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Cup Chopped Nuts

Sift sugar with cocoa, nix with butter and add milk & vanilla. Add nuts and spread on cake over marshmallows.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This picture was taken at the park in Heber Springs. We bought Gran a Birthday Cake and Pop hid it in the trunk of my car. We went on a picnic for her Birthday and Hannah took this pic of them kissing under the archway.




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