Mississippi Mud Cake - J.W. Renfroe Pecan Co.

November 01, 2021

Mississippi Mud Cake

This classic Mississippi Mud Cake is a true Southern dessert. Sweet and delectable, your sweet tooth will surely be satisfied.



• 1 cup margarine

• 1/2 cup cocoa powder

• 2 cups sugar

• 4 eggs, slightly beaten

• 1-1/2 cups plain flour

• 1 pinch salt

• 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Miniature marshmallows

Frosting Ingredients

• 1 lb. powdered sugar

• 1/4 cup milk

• 1/4 cup brewed coffee, cold

• 1/3 cup cocoa powder

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

• 1/4 cup oleo


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Melt butter and cocoa together. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Add eggs. Mix well. Add flour, salt, pecans and vanilla, mixing well.

3. Pour batter into a greased 9"×13" pan and bake for approximately 40 minutes. Be careful not to over-bake.

4. Sprinkle marshmallows on top of warm cake. Cover with frosting.


Combine all ingredients and mix well. Put over hot cake.


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