Friday, January 14, 2011

Mom's Recipe Box - Old-Fashion Mississippi Mud Cake

2 cups sugar
2 sticks butter
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1/4 t. salt
1 T vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 pkg. (10oz) miniature marshmallows

Cream sugar and butter; add eggs. Sift together flour, cocoa, and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Add vanilla and nuts. Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Bake for 35 minutes at 300 degrees. Remove from oven and pour marshmallows over top. Return to over at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool cake for 1 hour before icing.

1 box powdered sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1 t vanilla
2 sticks of butter
1/4 - 1/3 cup canned milk
1 cup chopped nuts

Mix sugar and cocoa. Add melted butter, cream and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Add nuts and spread

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