Arkansas Mud Cake Recipe



  1. 1 c. butter or possibly margarine
  2. 4 x Large eggs
  3. 1 c. moist-style coconut flakes
  4. 2 c. sugar
  5. 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour sifted
  6. 1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa pwdr
  7. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  8. 1 c. minced nuts
  9. 13 ounce marshmallow cream
  10. 1/2 c. butter or possibly margarine
  11. 6 Tbsp. lowfat milk
  12. 1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa pwdr
  13. 4 c. confectioner's sugar
  14. 1 c. nuts minced


  1. Using electric mixer, and in a large bowl, cream butter.
  2. Slightly beat Large eggs and add in to butter.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add in coconut sugar, flour, cocoa, vanilla, and nuts; mix together.
  5. This is a heavy batter.
  6. Don't beat.
  7. Spread batter in greased 9x13x2 inch pan.
  8. Bake at 350 iF for about 45 min.
  9. As soon as cake is taken from oven, spread marshmallow creme over top.
  10. Cold for 20 min.
  11. To prepare frosting, mix together all frosting ingredients, except nuts, using slow speed of mixer.
  12. Pour over marshmallow creme.
  13. Top with nuts.
  14. Serves 12
  15. Elizabeth Says: Arkansas Mud Cake - Guaranteed to put a smile on your face (and a few pounds on your hips) This was given to me by a friend who made the cake for me and attached the recipe on it!!!
  16. I have made it tons of time and each time, it gets better.