Skip Navigation
Search recipes, ingredients, articles, products...
Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

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

Read the Story Behind the Recipe

What's this?

What is this button?

You now are able to shop & buy these ingredients online! After you select your market, you decide if you want to have your items delivered or picked up today!

Learn How it Works...

20 min
Prep Time
60 min
Total Time



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


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.

Read the Story Behind the Recipe

Tip #1

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition (1 serving)

310 Calories
15 Fat (g)
65 Cholesterol (mg)
115 Sodium (mg)
42 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.