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Mississippi Mud Cake
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 15
A winner from Southern Living where it is a 5 star recipe!
1 cup butter, melted
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
1 (10 1/2 ounce) bag miniature marshmallows
1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1. Whisk together melted butter and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in flour and pecans. Pour batter into a greased and floured 15x10 jellyroll pan.
2. Bake at 350ยบ for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in middle of cake coumes out clean. Remove from oven, top warm cake with marshmallows and return to oven for 5 more minutes.
3. For the frosting, combine all ingredients with a mixer until well mixed.
4. Drizzle chocolate frosting over warm cake.
5. Cool completely.