Chocolate mallow cake

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup All purpose flour
⅔ cup Sugar
¾ teaspoon Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Vanilla
¼ cup Shortening
1 ounce Unsweetened chocolate sq
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine
3 tablespoons Milk
2 Eggs
1 ounce Unsweetened chocolate; melt
2 tablespoons Water
½ cup Sour cream
12 Marshallows; cut in half
2 cups Confectioners sugar
½ teaspoon Vanilla
⅛ teaspoon Salt


Place all ingredients, except marshmallows in mixing bowl. Blend at lowest speed, then beat at medium speed 2 min. Spread batter in 10 x 6 in baking dish. Microwave at 50% (Medium) 6 minutes. Rotate ¼ turn every 3 min. Increase power to high. Microwave 2-5 minutes until done. Let stand directly on countertop 5-10 minutes. Place marshmallows, cut side down and close together on cake after it has stood 3-4 minutes. Cool cake and frost with Chocolate Frosting. Cut between marshmallws. Cake slices more easily if allowed stand several hours after frosting. Frosting: In small mixing bowl, combine chociolate, butter and milk. Microwave at 50% (Med.) 3-4 minutes or until chocolate is soft and mixture is thick, stirring after half the time. Stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand 5-10 minutes. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistancy, 1-3 minutes. Frosts tops of 2 layers or 24 cupcakes

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