Mississippi Mud Cake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

from this weeks paper, another use for bourbon.

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.


Most Helpful

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.

WaterMelon February 21, 2005

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