Mississippi Mud Cake

Recipe by Perfect Pixie
READY IN: 51mins
SERVES: 12-15




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