Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake


This recipe, Mississippi Mud Cake is from Southern Living.  I had gotten something in the mail for this magazine, and this “FREE RECIPE” came in the envelope.  Hope you enjoy it!


Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

Mississippi Mud Cake

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup butter

1 (4 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate baking bar, chopped

2 cups sugar

1 ½ cups flour

½ cup unsweetened cocoa

4 large eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

¾ tsp. salt

1 (10.5 oz.) bag miniature marshmallows


Place pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet.  Bake at 350 F. for 8-10 minutes or until toasted.

Microwave 1 cup butter and semi-sweet chocolate in a large microwave-safe glass bowl at high 1 minute or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds.

Whisk sugar and next 5 ingredients into chocolate mixture.  Pour batter into a greased 15 x 10 x 1 inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.  Remove from oven, and sprinkle evenly with miniature marshmallows; bake 8 to 10 more minutes or until golden brown.  Drizzle warm cake with Chocolate Frosting, and sprinkle with toasted pecans.

Chocolate Frosting:   ½ cup butter

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

1/3 cup milk

1 (16 oz.) package powdered sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

Stir together first 3 ingredients in a 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 speed with an electric mixer until smooth.


(Recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake came from Southern Living Magazine, 2014)


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