My Mother's Mississippi Mud Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

There are many recipes here for this, but my mom's seems to be just a bit different. I had to post for her. I have made this often but I must confess I do not eat it because I don't like coconut (good diet dish -- for me at least -- to bring to pot luck) -- people who will eat coconut always rave about this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Cake: Cream together margarine, sugar and cocoa.
  2. Add 4 eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Add flour, coconut, chopped nuts and beat 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Bake@ 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.
  5. While still hot, spread a jar of marshmallow creme over cake.
  6. For Icing: Mix together all ingredients for icing and spread over cake.


Most Helpful

I truly enjoyed this recipe everyone gave rave reviews on it. will surely make again. Thanks for the recipe.

Blackberry33 July 18, 2007

Thanks for posting this recipe. It is the one I had and lost. Our Son in the Navy will be real happy as this is his favorite.

Dzzzyd December 29, 2004

this is sooo good!! i made this for dessert lastnight and my family just loved it... i love the addition of coconut, it makes the cake part taste almost like german chocolate, yum! Thanx *shelly*!!

Courtly August 26, 2004

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