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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake, by , is from The KW Cares Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sandy Keiser
Added: Tuesday, November 6, 2007


2 sticks butter
1/2 c. cocoa
2 c. sugar
4 slightly beaten eggs
1-1/2 c. flour
Pinch of salt
1-1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
Miniature marshmallows or jar of marshmallow creme Optional: pecan halves

For frosting:
16 oz. powdered sugar
1/2 c. milk
1/3 c. cocoa
1/2 stick butter

Melt 2 sticks butter and add 1/2 c. cocoa. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and egg, mix well. Add flour, salt, chopped nuts and vanilla, mix well. Spoon batter into greased oblong pan and bake for 35-45 minutes at 350. Sprinkle marshmallows or creme on top of warm cake. Let cool and prepare frosting.

Combine powdered sugar, milk, 1/3 cup cocoa and 1/2 stick softened butter. Mix well until smooth and spread over warm cake. Top with pecan halves if desired.




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