Mississippi Mud Cake

Oxmoor House
one 13- x 9- inch cake


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1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
1/4 cup plus 1 1/3 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa; add to creamed mixture. Stir in vanilla and pecans.

Spoon batter into a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch glass baking pan. Bake at 325° for 15 to 18 minutes or until top is barely soft to the touch.

Remove cake from oven and cover top with marshmallows

Return to oven for 2 minutes or until marshmallows are soft. Spread marshmallows over cake and immediately cover with Chocolate Frosting. Let frosting harden before cutting the cake into squares.

Created date

February 2010