Sunday, February 2, 2014

Mississippi Mud Cake

When I was little, this seemed to be the most requested cake in our house...or so my memory recalls.


Cake - 
1 c vegetable oil
1 3/4 c sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/3 c cocoa
1 1/2 c flour

Topping  -
1 bag mini marshmallows
3/4 c butter
1/3 c cocoa
1/2 c evaporated milk
1 box (bag) powder sugar


Cake - 
Preheat oven to 350
Grease and flour 9x13 cake pan

Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
In large mixing bowl, beat together the oil, sugar.
Add eggs and vanilla.
Add to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.

Pour into the prepared pan

Bake 30-40 minutes

Remove from oven and immediately pour bag of marshmallows over entire cake
Cover pan to allow marshmallows to melt and make topping

Mix butter, cocoa, and evaporated milk in saucepan
Heat to a boil
Remove from heat
Whisk in all the powder sugar
Pour topping over cake
Let cake cool completely and enjoy!

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