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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

Mississippi Mud Cake
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Nutrition Information

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  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 cups (10-1/2 oz. pkg.) miniature marshmallows
  • ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend into butter mixture. Stir in pecans. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Meanwhile, prepare frosting. Remove cake from oven; immediately place marshmallows over top. Return cake to oven 2 to 3 minutes or until marshmallows are soft. Gently spread marshmallows over cake; immediately spread frosting over marshmallow layer. Cool thoroughly before cutting cake into squares. 12 to 15 servings.

ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened

2-2/3 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa

1/3 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat butter in medium bowl. Blend in powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk; beat to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Blend in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

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