Texas Mud

MiMi Marshall

By
@mimibel

This was a favorite of my Beta Sigma Phi chapter in the 1960s. Not one member left that group without a copy of this recipe. Thanks, Rita Perry!


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Serves:

24 bars

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3 tsp
vanilla
1 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream: shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat by hand. Add: flour, cocoa, salt, vanilla, & pecans Beat by hand until well blended. Pour into ungreased sheet cake pan (13 X 9). Bake at 325 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.

DO NOT COOL YET.

While warm, spread with 1 (12-oz) jar marshmallow creme
2
Icing:
Melt 2 sticks margarine or butter. Add 1/3 cup cocoa, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 lb. powdered sugar and 1 cup chopped pecans Blend well. Spread over still-warm cake. Let entire cake cool thoroughly and cut in squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy