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Mississippi Mud Cake

Yield one 13- x 9- inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 1/3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows
  • Chocolate Frosting

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa; add to creamed mixture. Stir in vanilla and pecans.

  2. Spoon batter into a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch glass baking pan. Bake at 325° for 15 to 18 minutes or until top is barely soft to the touch.

  3. Remove cake from oven and cover top with marshmallows

  4. Return to oven for 2 minutes or until marshmallows are soft. Spread marshmallows over cake and immediately cover with Chocolate Frosting. Let frosting harden before cutting the cake into squares.

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