Perfect Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Perfect Mississippi Mud Cake

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"This is a delightful, delicious Mississippi mud cake."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Mix white sugar, flour, and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup butter, vegetable oil, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil and stir until smooth. Remove from heat and stir into flour mixture.
  4. Beat buttermilk, eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and baking soda together in a bowl; mix into chocolate mixture. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool slightly.
  6. Combine 1/2 cup butter, milk, and 3 tablespoons cocoa powder in a saucepan; bring to a boil and remove from heat. Whisk in confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Fold in pecans.
  7. Sprinkle marshmallows over slightly cooled cake; pour warm icing over marshmallows. Cool cake before serving.
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  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 25 mins
  • READY IN 55 mins
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Jul 02, 2013

If you're gonna go to all the trouble to make a REAL Mississippi Mud Cake then look no further! This is the best you'll get. OH SO RICH, DENSE AND YUMMY. MAKE IT! YOU WON'T REGRET IT...BUT YOUR HIPS MIGHT!!

 
Mar 30, 2014

The cake is absolutely delicious!! The frosting was really good too but made the overall recipe too sweet for my personal tastes. Very rich and decadent dessert.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67.1 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 19.8 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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