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: 895kcal


  • 1 box chocolate or fudge cake mix


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


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


  • Bake the chocolate cake in two 9-inch round cake pans according to the package directions. When the cake is baked and cooled, split the layers.
  • To make the filling, combine the evaporated milk, sugar, and marshmallows in a pot over medium heat. Cook and stir until the sugar has dissolved and the marshmallows have melted. Remove from the heat and stir in the coconut.
  • Spread the coconut mixture between each split cake layer and on top.
  • To make the icing, place the chocolate and sugar in a small pot over medium heat. Cook and stir until the chocolate has melted and the sugar has dissolved. Add the salt, water, and margarine and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add the vanilla and mix well.
  • Frost the top and the sides of the cake.


Calories: 895kcal | Carbohydrates: 139g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 738mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 102g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 6mg

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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