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peter paul mound cake

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Bea L.
Emerald Isle, NC

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.

(3 ratings)
method Bake

Ingredients For peter paul mound cake

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    canned milk
  • 20 lg
  • 16 oz
    coconut, shredded
  • ICING:
  • 1 stick
  • 1 pkg
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How To Make peter paul mound cake

  • 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.

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