Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
1/2 cup butter
2 (1-ounce) squares baking chocolate
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (10 1/2-ounce) package miniature marshmallows, divided
In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat; remove pan and add chocolate.
Let stand a few minutes and then stir until chocolate has melted. Cool for 10 minutes.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a mixing bow, beat eggs, sugar, applesauce and vanilla. Stir in chocolate mixture. Add dry ingredients; mix well.
Pour into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350*F (180*C) for
20 to 30 minutes or until cake tests done when wooden pick inserted in
center comes out clean.
Set aside 1/2 cup marshmallows for the glaze. Sprinkle remaining marshmallows
over cake. Return to the oven for 2 minutes or until marshmallows are softened.
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
In a saucepan, combine sugar, milk and butter. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 1/2 minutes.
Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips and reserved 1/2 cup marshmallows
until melted. Quickly drizzle over the cake. (Glaze will harden as it cools.)
Makes 12 to 16 servings.