Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
3
eggs
3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
pinch
salt
1/4 c
cocoa
1 1/2 Tbsp
cocoa
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
pecans, chopped
10 oz
marshmallows

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
cocoa
2 Tbsp
cocoa
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

Step-by-Step

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

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About Mississippi Mud Cake

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