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This is a delightful, delicious Mississippi mud cake.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 servings
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • Mix white sugar, flour, and salt together in a large bowl.

  • Combine 1/2 cup butter, vegetable oil, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil and stir until smooth. Remove from heat and stir into flour mixture.

  • Beat buttermilk, eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and baking soda together in a bowl; mix into chocolate mixture. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool slightly.

  • Combine 1/2 cup butter, milk, and 3 tablespoons cocoa powder in a saucepan; bring to a boil and remove from heat. Whisk in confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Fold in pecans.

  • Sprinkle marshmallows over slightly cooled cake; pour warm icing over marshmallows. Cool cake before serving.

Nutrition Facts

452 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 67.1g; fat 19.8g; cholesterol 43.6mg; sodium 157.5mg. Full Nutrition
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