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Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 pound butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 ounces red food coloring
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup melted marshmallows
  • 1 (1-pound) box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
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PREP TIME 30 Min READY IN 55 Min
COOK TIME 25 Min SERVINGS 12
MEAL/COURSE Dessert
TYPE OF DISH Cakes and Cookies
SEASON/OCCASION 4th of July
COOKING METHOD Oven
CUISINE American
DIETARY NOTES Comfort Food

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter, beat until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time and mix well after each addition. Mix cocoa and food coloring together and then add to sugar mixture; mix well.
  3. Sift together flour and salt.
  4. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Blend in vanilla. In a small bowl, combine baking soda and vinegar and add to mixture.
  5. Pour batter into 3 (8-inch) round greased and floured pans.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from heat and cool completely before frosting.
  7. Blend cream cheese and butter together in a mixing bowl. Add marshmallows and sugar and blend.
  8. Fold in coconut and nuts. Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.

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