A Classic Southern Dessert- Mississippi Mud Cake!

A Classic Southern Dessert

Delight the chocolate lovers in your family with this easy recipe for a Southern classic like Mississippi Mud Cake. 

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Mississippi Mud Cake

  • 1          chocolate cake mix (15 1/4 ounces)
  • 1 1/4    cups water
  • 1/3       cup canola oil
  • 1/3       cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3          eggs
  • 1          cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1          can (16 ounces) chocolate fudge frosting
  • 1          bag (16 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1          cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Grease 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on low speed, combine cake mix, water, oil, peanut butter, and eggs. Stir in chocolate pieces. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Pour marshmallows over top of the cake. Return to oven and bake 2-3 minutes, or until marshmallows are somewhat melted.
  6. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt fudge frosting in the microwave.
  7. Drizzle frosting over melted marshmallows.
  8. Sprinkle pecan pieces over frosting.
  9. Allow cake to cool completely before serving.

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