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Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake

 Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
My sister-in-law gave me this recipe many years ago—one of us will often make it for family gatherings. The cake is moist and rich.
12-16 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • CHOCOLATE ICING:
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt shortening and chocolate at 50%
  • power; stir until smooth. Add water; cool slightly. Transfer to a
  • large bowl. Add the sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla; beat well.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to batter and mix until

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Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • smooth.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean.
  • Arrange marshmallows over the top; bake 5 minutes longer or until
  • marshmallows are softened. Spread marshmallows evenly over top of
  • cake. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For icing, in a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter;
  • stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Beat in the milk, vanilla and
  • confectioners' sugar until smooth. Frost cake. Yield: 12-16
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 409 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.