21 May 2009

s'mores cake

a few weeks ago, at our family reunion, my cousin missy made this great cake, so of course, I asked her for the recipe and here it is.  try it, you will love it!

One pkg. chocolate cake mix w/ pudding
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
Marshmallow Cream Frosting (recipe follows)
Garnish:  graham cracker crumbs and strawberries
  1. Preheat oven to 350.  Grease and flour 13x9 baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine cake mix, cracker crumbs, water, oil and eggs.  Beat at medium speed with electric mixer until smooth.  Spoon into prepared pan.  Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool completely.
  3. Spread Marshmallow Cream Frosting evenly over cake.  Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs and top with strawberries if desired.
Marshmallow Cream Frosting

One 7oz. jar marshmallow cream
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. In medium bowl, beat marshmallow cream and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.  Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.  Beat in milk and vanilla.

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