Peter Paul Mound Cake

PETER PAUL MOUND CAKE
Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

LAYERS:
1 c buttermilk
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 c all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
6 Tbsp cocoa powder
2/3 c shortening
1 1/2 c sugar
2 large eggs
FILLING:
1 c sugar
1 c canned milk
20 large marshmallows
16 oz coconut, shredded
ICING:
1 stick butter
1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips

The Cook

Bea L. Recipe
x5
Well Seasoned
Crystal Coast, NC
BeachChic
Member Since Oct 2010
Bea's notes for this recipe:
This is my mom's recipe, which she made for special occasions. She would be proud that I have shared it with others.

I have made it several times but it was never as good as hers. I sure do miss you, mama.
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Directions

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CAKE: Add baking soda to buttermilk & set aside. Sift flour, baking powder, salt & cocoa together & set aside. Cream shortening & sugar, then add eggs.
To this sugar mixture, alternate adding the flour mixture & buttermilk. Bake in preheated oven in three 9" cake pans, which have been greased & sprinkled with cocoa (not flour) @ 350 for approx 25 min or until tests done. Cool layers completely.
2
FILLING: Slowly boil together the sugar & milk for about 5 min. Add marshmallows & coconut & stir until marshmallows have melted. Cool this mixture before you assemble the cake.
3
ICING: Slowly melt butter in saucepan. Once melted & still hot, add chocolate chips & stir to melt the chips. Let cool to spreading consistancy but be sure to not let it get too cool do it will harden before you finish icing the cake.
4
NOTE: You can use any chocolate icing on this cake.
Also, you can add nuts to your favorite chocolate icing.
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user Patti Barrett PattiBarrett - Oct 18, 2010
This sounds amazing! Cannot wait to try it. I chuckled when I read Peter Paul Mounds... memories... Almond Joy got nuts, Mounds don't... an original from my childhood, my dad's favorite!
user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Oct 18, 2010
Sounds wonderful, Coconut another of my favorites.
user Robin DuPree robdupree - Oct 18, 2010
It sounds absolutely wonderful...
user Bea L. BeachChic - Oct 19, 2010
Thanks girls for your comments. Patti, throw some chopped almonds in the icing & call it Peter Paul Almond Joy Cake...LOL.
user Cyndi Tilley cynditilley - Oct 19, 2010
Yummy!!

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