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Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

This moist, dense cake is topped with marshmallows and chocolate frosting.

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20 min
Prep Time
60 min
Total Time
15
servings

Ingredients

Cake

2 cups sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup chopped walnuts

3 cups miniature marshmallows

Frosting

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and 1 cup butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, 1/2 cup cocoa and baking powder; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in walnuts.

  3. STEP 3

    Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately sprinkle marshmallows over top. Continue baking 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed and softened.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine 1/3 cup butter, powdered sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa, half & half and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Immediately spread over marshmallows creating a marbled or “muddied” effect.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

310 Calories
15 Fat (g)
65 Cholesterol (mg)
115 Sodium (mg)
42 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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