Picnic Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
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A marshmallow crumb white cake perfect for parties or picnics!
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • Topping:
  • 9 jumbo marshmallows
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together, and add alternately with milk. Add vanilla.
  3. Pour into greased 9"x13" cake pan.
  4. Cut marshmallows crosswise and in a small bowl mix together brown sugar and nuts. Sprinkle sugar and nut mixture over the cake batter and then top with marshmallow, spaced out evenly.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.
  6. Take the cake to the picnic right in the pan. Serves 15.
Recipe by Freutcake at http://www.freutcake.com/in-the-kitchen/picnic-cake/