Friday, June 20, 2008

Mississippi Mud Cake

Cream together: 2 cups sugar
2 sticks (1 cup) butter
2 Tbsp cocoa

Add: 1 tsp vanilla
4 eggs-one at a time
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups pecans chopped
1 1/3 cups shredded coconut

Pour into 9 x 13 x 2 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Remove.

Cover with: a large jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme.

Let cool.

1 stick butter
1/3 cup cocoa
2 cups powdered sugar (10x sugar)
1/4 cup whole milk or evaporated milk

Mix together til creamy then spread over marshmallow creme.

This is a super sweet cake so I don't usually use the full amount of frosting, just a very light layer.

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