This Mississippi Mud Cake includes a homemade chocolate cake with melted marshmallows and warm chocolate frosting poured on top. Trust me, it’s as delicious as it sounds!
Everyone loves a good chocolate cake (like this Flourless Chocolate Cake). Who doesn’t? But this popular potluck cake, Mississippi Mud Cake, just sets the bar up high….waaay up high!
We’re talking about moist, rich, and chocolatey cake, topped all over with a gooey melted marshmallow then finished off with a deliciously sweet chocolate frosting. Double YUM!
I don’t usually discriminate when it comes to baked goods (hey, I love them all), but DANG, this easy mud cake is simply drool-worthy. That soft melted marshmallow on top is what I think makes this cake far better than the rest. Hubby, who’s not even a big dessert fan, swears by this cake. Let’s get down to business and discover what makes this cake extra special!
For the cake:
1C.Butter unsalted and softened
1 ½C.Granulated sugar
1 ½C.All purpose flour
For the icing:
¼C.Butter unsalted and softened
How To Make Mississippi Mud Cake
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Beat together the butter and sugar for the cake in a mixing bowl.
Add in the flour, cocoa powder, eggs and vanilla extract until well combined.
Fold in the chopped pecans.
Spread the batter in an even layer in a well greased 9×13 baking dish.
Bake for 25 minutes until cooked completely through.
Immediately pour the marshmallows on top of the cake when removed from the oven and let them sit. Once they are soft and melted, spread them evenly over the top of the cake.
Mix together the ingredients for the icing until smooth and creamy.
Spread the icing over the top of the cooled cake, and serve.