Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

  • PRINT

SKILL LEVEL : intermediate

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories500
Calories from Fat190
Total Fat22 g34% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol90 mg30% DV
Sodium180 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates76 g25% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars58 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron15% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories500
Calories from Fat190
Total Fat22 g34% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol90 mg30% DV
Sodium180 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates76 g25% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars58 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron15% DV
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 6 cups miniature marshmallows (10-1/2 oz. pkg.)
  • ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick) , softened
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend into butter mixture. Stir in pecans. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Meanwhile, prepare frosting. Remove cake from oven; immediately place marshmallows over top. Return cake to oven 2 to 3 minutes or until marshmallows are soft. Gently spread marshmallows over cake; immediately spread frosting over marshmallow layer. Cool thoroughly before cutting cake into squares. Makes 12 servings.
  • ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Beat butter in medium bowl. Blend in powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk; beat to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Blend in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.
Ingredients sitting on a table

Our Best Baking Tips

Hershey’s expert bloggers have all the sweet ideas you need to Bake Happy.

Read the Blog