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. 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

Source: Allrecipes.com