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My Mother's Mississippi Mud Cake

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“There are many recipes here for this, but my mom's seems to be just a bit different. I had to post for her. I have made this often but I must confess I do not eat it because I don't like coconut (good diet dish -- for me at least -- to bring to pot luck) -- people who will eat coconut always rave about this.”
1 13x9 pan

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Cake: Cream together margarine, sugar and cocoa.
  2. Add 4 eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Add flour, coconut, chopped nuts and beat 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Bake@ 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.
  5. While still hot, spread a jar of marshmallow creme over cake.
  6. For Icing: Mix together all ingredients for icing and spread over cake.

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