This mud cake is heaven! I just can’t get enough of it – it’s delicious, simply amazing, and very easy to make. This is like the dessert of my dreams with all the chocolate I can eat, the marshmallows, pecans, and chocolate icing.


Mississippi Mud Cake:

2 cups of sugar

1/3 cup of natural unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

2 c. all-purpose flour

1 c. (2 sticks) butter, melted and cooled

3 large eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

2 cups of toasted pecans chopped

1 (10.5-ounce) bag miniature marshmallows

For the Chocolate Icing:

1/2 c. (1 stick) butter

2 tbsp. natural unsweetened cocoa powder

3 cups of confectioners sugar

1/4 c. whole milk

1 tsp. vanilla

How to make Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

Mississippi Mud Cake:

Step 1: Prepare the oven by preheating it to 350 degrees F.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk the sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and flour. Using a 2-cup measuring cup, combine the cooled and melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract. Whisk until well-mixed. Carefully pour the egg mixture into the sugar and flour mixture. Stir until incorporated. Now, mix in 1 cup of toasted pecans.

Step 3: Empty the mixture into the prepared 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 30 to 40 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the middle, when it comes out clean your cake is done.

Step 4: Remove the baking dish from the oven. Top the cake with mini marshmallows.
Chocolate Icing:
Step 5: Prepare the chocolate icing. Melt the butter and cocoa in a large saucepan over medium heat. And stir in the vanilla until well mixed.

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