Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Gooey Chocolate Marshmallow Cake

What is your favorite comfort food?

This scrumptious cake is mine.
Moist chocolate cake topped with gooey chocolate marshmallow frosting...
 heaven on a plate!


After I made this cake the first time,
it became my go-to chocolate cake recipe.
It is so delicious!

And did I mention there are marshmallows?



Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
recipe from MADE

Ingredients
Chocolate Cake
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk (OR 1 c. milk mixed with 1 T. vinegar)
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 6 Tablespoons milk
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups marshmallows
Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9X13 inch pan. Bring a small pan of water to a boil and keep it simmering while you mix the other ingredients.

In a large mixing bowl combine the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the eggs, buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Beat with mixer until combined.

Add 1 cup of the boiling water and carefully stir until it is mixed in. Beat for 1 1/2 minutes with mixer. Batter will be thin. Pour the batter into pan and bake for 35-38 minutes.

Make the frosting while the cake is baking. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the milk and cocoa. Stir constantly, just until it comes to a boil; then remove pan from heat.

Add the powdered sugar and vanilla, beat with a mixer until the frosting is nearly smooth. Continue to stir every few minutes while the cake is baking. When the cake is done, add the marshmallows to the frosting and stir until they are coated. Immediately pour the warm frosting over the cake. Gently spread until it covers the cake evenly. Serve warm!
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I highly recommend serving this cake warm...
about 30-60 minutes after it comes out of the oven is perfect.
You will have difficulty not eating the entire cake!

 
 Want a bite?


Enjoy!

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16 comments:

  1. I have all the ingredients and will be making this SOON!!! Looks scrumptious!

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  2. I'm 100% sure this is going to become my new favourite cake. Pinned and I can't wait to try it!

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  3. Love the look of the whole marshmallows on the frosting! This just screams "Eat Me!"

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  4. I may or may not have been tempted to lick the screen just now. YUM!

    Adrianne
    Happy Hour Projects

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  5. This looks so yummy!

    Mrs. Delightful
    www.olightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh yum! Wish you could send some my way!

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  7. I love brownies...any kind. But I would also take a huge slice of that yummy looking chocolate cake!!! I am a sucker for marshmallows too:-)

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  8. OMG this is crazy. So gooood! Want a bite!
    Found you through the Artsy Girl Connection Linky Party :)

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  9. I really, really want a piece of this right now!

    xo
    Pat

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  10. This sounds totally delicious! I'm gonna have to pin it!
    Found you via Live Laugh Linky :)

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  11. Love this! The addition of the little marshmallows is a great idea. I can see why this would be your favorite comfort food, it sounds perfect.

    I wanted to let you know that I'm having a giveaway on my blog. I would love for you to stop by if you have time. Thanks so much!

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  12. I love marshamallows and I cannot live without chocolate! This is my kinda cake! YUM!

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  13. Oh gosh, this cake looks so delicious! I discovered you on Happy Hour Projects and I'm now following. I would love if you could follow back! Tx

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  14. This gooey chocolate cake looks amazing!!! We are so glad you came to another week of our fun "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". Please join us again! -The Sisters

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  15. You hooked me at "gooey" These look awesome...just saw at Tasty Tuesday

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