Butterscotch Cake With Marshmallows

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Karen..

Posted by request, this is in a 1940s cookbook called "The Lily Wallace New American Cook Book".

Top Review by byZula

My kids loved it, my mother thought it was too sweet and I thought it was nice. I liked the gooey/crispy top and how there was a gooey butterscotch bit at the bottom. This is the perfect cake to serve with some ice cream. Thanks Karen!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour.
  2. Measure and sift again with the baking powder and salt.
  3. Mix the shortening, sugar, and water and cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Cool and add vanilla.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Alternately add dry ingredients with the milk.
  7. Beat until smooth, being careful not to overheat.
  8. Pour into 9 inch cake pan lined with paper.
  9. Place marshmallows at intervals on top of the batter.
  10. Bake at 350* for 50 minutes.

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