Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • pinch
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 10 oz

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    milk, heated
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk, heated
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 16 oz
    powdered sugar, well sifted

How to Make Mississippi Mud Cake


  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in vanilla and pecans.
  5. Spoon batter into a greased 13x9x2-inch glass baking pan; bake at 325 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes until top is barely soft to the touch.
  6. Remove cake from oven and cover top with marshmallows; return to oven for 2 minutes or until marshmallows are soft.
  7. Spread marshmallows over cake and immediately cover with chocolate frosting; let frosting harden before cutting the cake into squares - Yield: one 13x9 inch cake.
  8. FROSTING: Cream butter; add cocoa, mixing well.
  9. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, adding warm milk as necessary, until desired consistency; stir in vanilla.
  10. Spread immediately over warm marshmallows.
  11. Yield: enough for one 13x9 inch cake.

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About Mississippi Mud Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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