Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake Recipe

Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake Recipe
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Frosted Chocolate Marshmallow Cake Recipe

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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.
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • CHOCOLATE ICING:
  • 4 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 box (1 pound) confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a microwave or double boiler, melt shortening and chocolate. Add water; cool slightly. Combine melted chocolate with sugar and eggs in a large bowl. Add milk and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; add to batter and mix until smooth (batter will be thin). Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Place marshmallows evenly on cake; bake for 5 more minutes. Cool. For icing, melt chocolate and butter. Cool slightly; place in a small mixing bowl. Beat in vanilla, milk and sugar until smooth. Frost cooled cake. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Marshmallow Cake in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 409 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • CHOCOLATE ICING:
  • 4 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 box (1 pound) confectioners' sugar
  1. In a microwave or double boiler, melt shortening and chocolate. Add water; cool slightly. Combine melted chocolate with sugar and eggs in a large bowl. Add milk and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt; add to batter and mix until smooth (batter will be thin). Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Place marshmallows evenly on cake; bake for 5 more minutes. Cool. For icing, melt chocolate and butter. Cool slightly; place in a small mixing bowl. Beat in vanilla, milk and sugar until smooth. Frost cooled cake. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Marshmallow Cake in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p14

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