Mississippi Mud Cake

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By Tiffany
January 14, 2023


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Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

Mississippi Mud Cake is a classic Southern dessert that is sure to please any chocolate lover. With its rich, chocolate flavor and gooey, marshmallow-y texture, this cake is the perfect indulgence for any occasion.

The key to a great Mississippi Mud Cake is the chocolate. This cake is traditionally made with a combination of cocoa powder and melted chocolate, which gives it a deep, rich flavor that is both sweet and slightly bitter. The chocolate is balanced by the sweetness of the marshmallows and the nuttiness of the pecans, which are often added to the cake as well.

Another important aspect of this cake is its texture. The cake itself is typically moist and dense, while the frosting is gooey and sticky. This combination of textures makes for a cake that is both satisfying and indulgent.

One of the things that makes Mississippi Mud Cake so popular is its versatility. It can be served as a stand-alone dessert, or it can be paired with ice cream or whipped cream for an extra decadent treat. It can also be made in different variations, such as using dark chocolate or adding a layer of caramel for extra sweetness.

If you’re looking for a delicious and satisfying dessert, then Mississippi Mud Cake is the perfect choice. Whether you’re looking for a special treat for a special occasion or just want to indulge in a little bit of chocolatey goodness, this cake is sure to please. So why not give it a try and see for yourself why it’s a Southern classic!

I hope you give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!

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How to Make Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

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Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 4 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 16 people
If you're looking for a delicious and satisfying dessert, then Mississippi Mud Cake is the perfect choice. Here's a special vintage, Mississippi Mud Cake recipe!


  • 2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ Cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 lb bag of marshmallows
  • 1 Cup butter*
  • Cup cocoa
  • 1 Cup pecans, chopped coarsely (optional)
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 300°
  • In large bowl, cream butter, vanilla and sugar.
  • Add eggs, mix well
  • In a separate bowl, sift the flour and salt
  • Add to butter mixture and combine
  • Stir in pecans (optional ingredient)
  • Pour into a prepared 9x13 cake pan
  • Bake 30 minutes
  • Remove from oven and place marshmallows over top of cake
  • Place back in oven to melt marshmallows. Approximately 10 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool
  • Serve wwith whipped topping or chocolate sauce drizzled over top


*Original recipe called for shortening
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, American South
Keyword: Mississippi Mud Cake, Mud Cake
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