Peter Paul Mound Cake

Peter Paul Mound Cake Recipe

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Bea L.

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Peter Paul Mound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1CAKE: 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.
  • 2FILLING: 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.
  • 3ICING: 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.
  • 4NOTE: You can use any chocolate icing on this cake.
    Also, you can add nuts to your favorite chocolate icing.

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About Peter Paul Mound Cake

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




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