Submitted by: Julie Turner-Crawford, Phillipsburg, Mo.

Ingredients:

2 C sugar

2 sticks butter

4 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

2 Tbsp coco

1 1/2 C flour

1 1/2 C coconut

1 1/2 C chopped pecans

Directions:

Cream together the first four ingredients. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Bake in a 9-by-12 greased pan at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Topping:

1 pint jar marshmallow cream

1 1-pound box powdered sugar

1 stick butter

1/3 C evaporated milk

1/3 C coconut (optional)

Directions:

Top hot cake with marshmallow cream. After cooled, mix remaining ingredients and top cake.

AdministratorRecipescake,Dessert,Julie Turner-Crawford,mississippi mud cake,Missouri,PhillipsburgSubmitted by: Julie Turner-Crawford, Phillipsburg, Mo.Ingredients: 2 C sugar 2 sticks butter 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp coco 1 1/2 C flour 1 1/2 C coconut 1 1/2 C chopped pecansDirections: Cream together the first four ingredients. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Bake in a 9-by-12 greased pan at 350 degrees for 35 minutes....The Ozarks' most read farm newspaper, reaching more than 58,000 readers in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma