Missippi Mud Cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Sharon Whitley
from Houston, TX

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.

serves 15
prep time 15 Min
cook time 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 lg
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 bag
    (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
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How To Make

  • 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.
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