Mississippi Mud Cake

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup of melted butter (or 1 stick of butter and 1 stick of margarine)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) bag miniature marshmallows

Directions :

  1. 1. Whisk together melted butter and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
    Stir in flour and chopped pecans.
    2. Pour batter into a greased and floured 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.
    3. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
    4. Remove from oven; top warm cake evenly with marshmallows.
    Return to oven, and bake 5 minutes.
    5. Drizzle Chocolate Frosting (see recipe and instructions below) over warm cake.
    TIP: Let these cool completely before cutting into squares!
    Chocolate Frosting Recipe & Directions:
    1 (16 oz) package powdered sugar, sifted
    1/2 c. milk
    1/4 c. butter, softened
    1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa
    Beat all ingredients together with an electric mixer until smooth

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