Missippi Mud Cake

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

There are many recipes for this Southern favorite, but I like this one as is seems easier to prepare than some. Never last long around our house.


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Serves:

15

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
butter
1
(4 oz) semisweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3/4 tsp
salt
1 bag(s)
(10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1/2 c
butter
1/3 c
unsweetened cocoa
1/3 c
milk
1 pkg
(16 oz) powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until toasted.
2
Microwave 1 cup butter and semisweet chocolate in a large microwave-safe glass bowl at HIGH 1 minute or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds.
3
Whisk sugar, flour, cocoa, eggs,vanilla and salt into chocolate mixture. Pour into a greased 15x10x1 inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle evely iwth ninature marshmallows; bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.

Drizzle warm cake with chocolate Frosting, and sprinkle evenly with toasted pecans.
4
CHOCOLATE FROSTING

Stir together butter, cocoa and milk in medium saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened; remove from heat. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla at medium-high speedf with an electric mixer until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy