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Wilmington Island Marsh Mud Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

1 ratings
Easy Level
45 MIN 10 Prep + 35 Cook
Servings
$ /Serving
1 ratings
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Easy Level
45 MIN 10 Prep + 35 Cook
16-20 Servings
$ /Serving

Wilmington Island Marsh Mud Cake Recipe by Paula Deen

1 ratings
Print
1 ratings
Easy Level
45 MIN 10 Prep + 35 Cook
16-20 Servings
$ /Serving
Wilmington Island Marsh Mud Cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cocoa, plus 1/3 cup for frosting
  • 1 cup butter, melted, plus 1/4 cup softened for frosting
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, plus 1 teaspoon for frosting
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 (16 oz) box light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 (10.5 oz) package miniature marshmallows

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

 

Grease a 13x9x2-inch pan.

 

Stir 1/2 cup cocoa into mixing bowl with 1 cup butter.

 

Add eggs, flour, sugar, salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

 

Beat well with a mixer.

 

Fold in nuts.

 

Pour into prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes.

 

While cake is baking, prepare frosting.

 

Scald the milk.

 

Beat the brown sugar and 1/4 cup butter together.

 

Add 1/3 cup cocoa, milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla and beat until smooth.

 

Remove cake from oven when done and pour marshmallows over hot cake.

 

Pour frosting over marshmallows on top.

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1 Review

KATHLEEN
KATHLEEN 7/7/2015
7/7/2015
I'm no chef or g

I'm no chef or great baker, but I always follow a recipe verbatim the first time I use it. I thought at the time maybe the recipe was missing some ingredients because the cake came out very very dry and gritty.
So I looked up the recipe again, and no there are no missing ingredients published. If I attempt this recipe again I will have to alter it quite a bit to make it moist and gooey.

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