Mississippi Mud Cake

Total Time
30 mins
21 mins

This is one of my all time favourites

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  3. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until creamy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  6. Blend into butter mixture.
  7. Stir in pecans.
  8. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  9. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center.
  10. Meanwhile, prepare frosting.
  11. Beat butter in medium bowl.
  12. Blend in powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk.
  13. Beat to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed).
  14. Blend in vanilla.
  15. Makes about 2 cups frosting.
  16. Remove cake from oven.
  17. Immediately place marshmallows over top.
  18. Return cake to oven 2 to 3 minutes or until marshmallows are soft.
  19. Gently spread marshmallows over cake; immediately spread frosting over marshmallow layer.
  20. Cool thoroughly before cutting cake into squares.
Most Helpful

4 5

Pretty good. It was difficult to spread the chocolate icing on top of the marshmallows without mixing the two together; mine came out slightly marbled on top but it still looked pretty. I liked this recipe but as the previous reviewer said it is definitely on the sweet side, even a carb junkie like me was in sugar overload!

4 5

One need only read the recipe ingredient list to realize the sugar content is astronomical! Regardless, the end product is very tasty--will certainly satisfy any sweet tooths in your house.

5 5

This is an awesome recipe! I have made this for a while. I had originally got it from Hersheys. :) Glad to see it on here!