Texas Mud

3
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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Texas Mud

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.

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About Texas Mud

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



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