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Old 09-07-2004, 06:32 PM
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Mississippi Mud Cake

this is the variation I use...have since I was 10.

2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/2 lb butter
1/2 cup buttermilk
4 tbsp cocoa
1 tsp vanilla

Melt butter, add water and bring to a boil. Add cocoa. Pour over dry ingredients and mix. Dissolve 1 tsp of this in buttermilk.Let standwhile beating eggs. Add buttermilk mixture, mix, add eggs,mix, add vanilla, mix Bake in 11 x 16 pan at 350 oven for 30 min. Frost


2 cup icing sugar
4 tbsp cocoa
1/4 lb margarine
1/3 cup milk

Melt margarine, add milk and bring to a boil. Add the cocoa. Pour mixture over sifted icing sugar. Beat and pour over cake

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