Mississippi Mud Cake

Total Time:
1 hr
15 min
45 min

10 to 12 servings

  • Cake:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Frosting:
  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • To make cake, beat sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time beating after each. Add flour, cocoa, salt, vanilla and pecans and beat. Place in buttered 9 by 13-inch baking pan. Cut and waxed paper to fit bottom of pan, then butter the paper. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool on rack and remove waxed paper.

  • For frosting, sift sugar and cocoa together. Add butter, vanilla, and pecans and mix well. Spread over top of cake.

  • This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The FN chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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