Mounds Cake

This is a yummy cake that tastes pretty close to Mounds the candy bar.

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Mounds Cake

The joy of a candy bar in cake form, what could be better?
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 705kcal


  • 1 box chocolate or fudge cake mix


  • 14 ounces coconut (frozen)
  • 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar


  • 4 squares chocolate (4 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Bake cake as directed on box, pour into two nine inch round pans. When the cake is baked and cooled split the layers.
  • Mix milk, sugar, and marshmallows in a pot and melt over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved and marshmallows melted. Remove from heat and stir in coconut.
  • Put the coconut mixture between each split layer and on top.
  • Melt chocolate and sugar, add salt, water, and margarine. Simmer 3 minutes, and remove from heat Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix well and frost the top and the sides of the cake.


Calories: 705kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 76g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 4.2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. sheilabetsy

    The ingredient list doesn’t list marshmallows as an ingredient but the directions tell you to add them in the second step. What amount you are to add?

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