Mississippi Mud Cake II

Recipe by opal Fitzgerald

Hello, I have made this cake since the '70s when it first appeared in the Food section of the DALLAS Times Herald.

Top Review by MrsK3343

Delicious and very rich. The only different thing I did was to add a tsp of baking powder. Cake came out nice and soft. I wonder how it would taste if cake was sprinkled with some maraschino cherry juice befor putting marshmallow creme on top... Will give it a try next time!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter and cocoa together, remove from heat. Stir in sugar and eggs and mix well.
  2. Add flour, salt, nuts, coconut and vanilla.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Bake in 13x9x2 inch pan at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes (check with the toothpick method). Remove from oven, spoon marshmallow cream over the cake while still very hot.
  5. Icing Melt butter and cocoa together, add the rest of the ingrediants.
  6. Spread over marshmallow layer.
  7. Swirl into marshmallow cream to resemble mud.

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