Mississippi Mud Cake

  • aj2005 Posted: 08/04/09
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    In a word: WOW! I had all the ingredients on hand, it was easy to make, and a true delight to eat. Made this for an office birthday gathering and it was gobbled up in a heartbeat. Cut the squares small-- it's super rich!

  • Peachygirl76 Posted: 02/27/09
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    I really enjoyed this dish and would make it again. It is a great dish for potlucks. I followed the recipe exactly with the exception of adding the pecans (I'm sure the cake would be even better with them). I agree a little ice-cream or fruit served with the cake would make for a nicer presentation.

  • KeysBet Posted: 02/08/10
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    Made these for Super Bowl party last night and they were a big hit. Makes a large batch. I cut it into bite size pieces and put them into paper cupcake cups for easy eating and great presentation. Also added toasted pecans on top. Great for large parties and would be great for an after dinner dessert with vanilla ice cream on the side. Also, made the awesome Roasted Banana Bars with Brown Butter Frosting--really a big hit!

  • 4vryoung Posted: 06/28/10
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    My husband says it's 5 stars, I say 4. Either way, it's very good! He is asking for more, along with the neighbors. I stuck to the recipe with the exception of adding more nuts and marshmallows on top. It made too many servings for just the two of us, so we shared with neighbors and co-workers. This is appropriate for any occasion. I think it's a bit better on day two.

  • JFBordelon Posted: 09/28/09
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    This is awesome. It is one of the best desserts I make and I'm a dessert connoisseur.

  • Shawn1 Posted: 02/28/09
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    It will definately satisfy any chocolate cravings you might be having! I guess I thought it would be more of a cake than a brownie underneath, but I shouldn't have expected anything more with a jelly roll pan being used. I will also cut back on the frosting just a bit as it comes out a little too gooey to cut and serve. Chocolate lovers will be very happy with this recipe.

  • loriannkitchen Posted: 02/14/09
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    I made the Mississippi Mud Cake yesterday for a group pot-luck and I followed the instructions as is, and it was delicious! This was an easy to follow recipe, and didn't take long to make at all. The dessert came out perfect. I made the recommended amount of frosting and it was perfect.....very rich and smooth. The group loved the cake! I am a chocolate lover and this cake was everything I could have asked for in a rich dessert. The only suggestion I would have is to add a small scoop of vanilla ice cream and perhaps a few rasberries or strawberries for added appeal. This will delight everyone young and old.

  • stampurr Posted: 08/13/09
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    Made this using a boxed brownie mix. Served with a dab of vanilla ice cream. Everyone LOVED it! I gave out the recipe to several guests. What didn't get eaten stayed yummy for several days after. I'll be making this one again and again.

  • MelissaIngram Posted: 08/28/09
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    Fabulous recipe. I made it for a work party and everyone loved it. I used a larger sheet pan and made bars instead of cake. I think I would prefer bars to cake. I will definitely make this again. loved the frosting!

  • charleader Posted: 09/16/10
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    Wonderful! Was a bit worried about the frosting, the butter didn't seem to blend in smoothly. Eventually it did, I swirled it in with the marshmallows. A huge hit at work. Will definitely make again.

  • MhmmGarlic Posted: 02/08/11
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    This recipe seems right on par with other Mississippi Mud Cake recipes. If you don't enjoy rich desserts, you will not enjoy this one. However, I think it's great for giant potlucks or family reunions. My coworkers quickly destroyed my leftovers despite the fact that they claim American desserts are too sweet. My changes: I put the pecans on top of the cake instead of inside. I also don't have a jelly roll pan, so I used a 9x13 and baked it a bit longer.

  • gigigroom Posted: 01/17/11
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    Great cake. A little sweet, but that's to be expected. I don't like pistachios, so left them off, and baked it in a 13 x 9 inch pan which took a little longer to bake. It was fabulous.

  • sinisterspackle Posted: 05/08/11
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    I made this last night and it came out fantastically! Goes great with some vanilla ice cream. The frosting came out good as well. Like another reviewer I melted the ingredients on low heat before mixing in the powdered sugar. I also used a 9x13 pan for baking and I omitted the pecans as my husband is not a fan :)

  • pattywy Posted: 09/26/11
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    I have used this many times for family, company, pot lucks. Always a big hit. The frosting dries to a consistency that travels very well.

  • snapcook Posted: 09/23/11
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    This is a great recipe! I put the nuts on the top, sometimes just over half of the jelly roll pan so some people that don't like nuts can enjoy too. I cover the top with the marshmallows, but don't use the entire bag-more like 2/3rds of the bag.The frosting is delicious. Everyone loves these! Thank you for this family favorite!

  • YoungCook123 Posted: 09/18/11
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    Mine came out TERRIBLE. It was literally soup. I'm not even kidding you! It didn't bake at all! I checked what I did over and over again, but I took out the marshmellows because my sister doesn't eat geletan. I don't think that affected the recipe very much, a little of the sides baked so I tried them. And it was DELICIOUS!! :D

  • MaryVance Posted: 09/24/11
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    I would reccomend this recipe to anyone, Easy to mae and if you love chhocolate there is plenty to go around. The recipe is a favorate wherever I take it!!!

  • gsilva47 Posted: 02/13/12
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    Where is the FROSTING Recipe???????

  • MeganBarnett Posted: 10/17/12
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    This is my all time favorite dessert. SOOOO rich. Here's the frosting recipe (promise it's the right one, I have it written down with the rest of the recipe): 1 16oz bag powdered sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter softened 1/3 cup cocoa just mix it all up, and you're good to go =)

  • emloumar Posted: 10/10/12
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    This recipe was very good and was even better the second day after the frosting had sunk in. I will be making it again sometime. The frosting worked out alright for me. I melted the butter completely first before making the frosting,

  • Melanie773 Posted: 10/09/12
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    This is Paula Deen's recipe for chocolate frosting that works well. I am baking for a church function and this cake recipe is less complicated that Paula's. 4 stars for Easy! 1 stick unslalted butter, softened 3 TB cocoa 6 TB milk 1 box confectioners surgar 1 tsp vanilla Melt butter and cocoa and milk over low heat. Bring to boil, then remove from heat. Stir in confectioners sugar and slowly stir in vanilla. Pour over marshmallows.

  • dimbeeone Posted: 08/15/12
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    Amazing!!!!!! p.s. gsilva47 click on the red (frosting) to get the recipe.

  • mcaloon Posted: 09/30/12
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    The only recipe I see for the chocolate frosting is to buy a pre made can. I would like a real recipe. They look good, but what is the frosting recipe????

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