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Anything is good, in moderation. I cook because I love to and because I can share with those around me. I crochet for the same reason.

Do what you want to do, enjoy what you do and use it to touch those around you.

May 31, 2013

Nanny Thomas' Mississippi Mud Cake

Time for another family Friday recipe.  This time, Mississippi Mud Cake from Hubby's Nanny Thomas.  This was a hit at a recent Memorial Day Picnic.

  4 Lrg Eggs                                                   1/2 Bag Miniature Marshmallows
  1 Cup Cooking Oil                                  ---Topping---
  2 Tsp Vanilla                                                1/2 Lb Butter, Melted
  2 Cups Sugar                                               1/2 Cup Cocoa
  1 1/2 Cups Flour                                          1 Lb Confectioners Sugar
  1/2 Cup Cocoa                                            1 Tsp Vanilla
  1/4 Tsp Salt                                                 1/2 Cup Evaporated Milk
  1 Cup Nuts, Chopped                                                             

Heat oven to 300 degrees, grease a 13 x 9 pan.
Mix together eggs, oil and vanilla. 

Add sugar, flour, cocoa and salt.  Mix well.

Fold in nuts.

Pour into pan.

Bake for 45 minutes.   

Remove from oven, top with a layer of miniature marshmallows.  

Return to the oven for another 5 minutes.

Mix together topping ingredients.   

Pour carefully over the cake.  Let stand at least 2 hours before cutting.

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