Show Subscription Form




Mud Cake Recipe
Mud Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Mud Cake Recipe

Read Reviews (5)
4.8 5
Publisher Photo
This rich cake is ideal for special occasions. —Priscilla Prescott, Forest City, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • FROSTING:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup marshmallow creme
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 416 calories, 21 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Coat a 6-in. springform pan with cooking spray and dust with flour; set aside. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt; stir into creamed mixture just until blended. Stir in pecans.
  2. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  3. For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine the butter, milk and cocoa; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; beat in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla.
  4. Place springform pan on a wire rack. Immediately spread marshmallow creme over hot cake. Drop 2 tablespoons of frosting over creme; cut through with a knife to swirl. Cool completely.
  5. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; remove sides of pan. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mississippi Mud Cake in Cooking for 2 Summer 2006, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 416 calories, 21 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Mud Cake(5)

AVERAGE RATING
   (5)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (4)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2014

I made this for my son's birthday. The cake is very moist. The recipe should be tripled for most pans people typically have in their kitchens. We found it a bit too sweet for our palates so we kept the serving sizes small.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2014

Yum! The kids had a snow day & we made this! Awesome! I trippled the recipe & used a 9 x 13. I made without pecans - I think it would be great with coconut!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2013

Sounds great..has anyone advice on doubling to a 11 or 12 " springform pan?

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2011

i lovvvvveeeee it

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2009
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT