Mississippi Mud Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by chia2160

from this weeks paper, another use for bourbon.

Top Review by WaterMelon

This is sooo good!! It's tender, slightly fudgy, sweet but not overly so - I imagine this would be wonderful with a scoop of vanilla/coffee ice cream. I halved the recipe, and baked in a small loaf pan, baking time was 40mins at 150°C. I emailed chia about the temp, not quite sure if it's really so low. She confirmed it; definitely bake it at low temp for a longer time - the cake was moist and yummy! And the recipe couldn't be easier - I just stir everything by hand! edited to add - I omitted the nuts. It's still very, very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. preheat oven to 275.
  2. grease and flour a 9x4 loaf pan.
  3. mix coffee, butter, chocolate in a bowl and microwave until chocolate is melted 1-2 minutes.
  4. cool.
  5. beat the egg.
  6. stir in bourbon and vanilla.
  7. add to chocolate mixture, stirring.
  8. in a medium bowl sift flour, sugar, baking soda, salt.
  9. beat into chocolate mixture until smooth.
  10. stir in pecans and raisins.
  11. pour into loaf pan.
  12. bake 45-55 minutes.
  13. remove and cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes.
  14. remove from pan and cool completely.
  15. serve with whipped cream.

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