Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

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WaffleCrumbs aka Lyn

By
@wafflecrumbs

From Land O'Lakes Recipe Collection Top 50, August 2000.

1 serving = 400 cal., 6 g. protein, 61 g. carbs., 16 g. fat

I thought this was good. My daughter said it was too fake tasting, when in reality it was too real tasting. She didn't like the bitterness of the chocolate in this "made from scratch" cake. I thought with the sweet topping and the slight bitterness of the cake balanced out quite nicely. I thought this was better after being in the refrigerator for a while as well.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
32 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 3 oz
    package cream cheese
  • 1 oz
    unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    coarsley chopped salted peanuts

How to Make Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350*. Combine all cake ingredients in large mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until all ingredients are moistened. Increase speed to high. Beat, scraping bowl often, until smooth (1-2 minutes).
  2. Pour batter into greased and floured 13x9 baking pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Continue baking 2 minutes or until marshmallows are softened.
  3. Meanwhile, combine 1/4 cup butter, cream cheese, chocolate and milk in 2 qt. saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until melted 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in powdered sugar and 1 t. vanilla until smooth. Pour over marshmallows and swirl together. Sprinkle with peanuts.

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About Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American



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