Peter Paul Mound Cake

Bea L. Recipe

By Bea L. BeachChic

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.


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

Directions

1
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.