Mississippi Mud Cake

This recipe comes from my grandma’s cook book and I LOVE IT!The recipe claims to be cake, but I think it taste more like these brownies, with a couple minor differences and just with something a little extra on top :) Some think its pretty rich, but I am a die hard chocolate lover and this is just perfect for me!It combines marshmallow and chocolate to create a little piece of divine heaven.here is the recipe:MISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE4 eggs2 cups sugar1 cup butter, melted1 1/2 cups flour1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa1 tsp. vanilla1/2 cup chopped pecans (**optional.  I never add them because I am not a nut person, but if you like them, go for it!) 7 oz. jar marshmallow cremeLEVEE FROSTING1/2 cup butter, melted1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa1 tsp. vanilla6 Tbsp. milk1 (1 pound) box powdered sugarGrease and flour a 9″ x 13 ” pan.  Preheat oven to 350 F.In a large bowl beat eggs until thick.  Gradually beat in sugar.  Add melted butter and beat.  Add flour, cocoa, vanilla, and pecans (if desired).  Stir well with a spoon and pour into prepared pan.Bake 30 minutes at 350 F or until done.  Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes.  While brownies are still warm, spread marshmallow creme gently on surface of cake.  Prepare Levee Frosting.  Spread frosting gently over warm marshmallow creme, swirling to give a marbled effect  Sprinkle nuts over top if desired.Enjoy!Linking up to these parties and here

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  1. The Ellis'

    Don't know why I wasn't following this blog until now! I am constantly checking for recipes! I am making these this weekend! yay!

  2. Michelle

    Oh yum! Wish I had some of these right now! :)

  3. Emilee

    These look so good!! definatly a must try!

  4. Joy @ Joy Of Desserts

    Nikki, would you link this one to Vintage Recipes too on Thursday? So glad you linked it to Monday, Mmm ... Desserts. I love brownies. :-)

  5. shopannies

    love mississippi mud cake been a while since I have had it and now that I see yours want to try it all over again

  6. ladybehindthecurtain.com

    This recipe looks really good! It would be great if you came over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow and shared some of your recipes.Thanks,I hope to see you there!

  7. blesid

    One word: YUM. I've never had that cake, but I will fix that soon! jules

  8. blesid

    You got a follow from me!!! Can't wait to see what else you have on here now and future yumminess! jules

  9. Something Swanky

    Looks wonderful!! Thanks for sharing :)

    Ashton
    www.somethingswanky.com
    {Sweet Treats Thursday} Thu-Sun

  10. cookingmisadventures

    I'm a chocoholic myself, so this is right up my alley! Yummmmm... ~ Courtney

  11. The Miller's @ Prezidential Life

    They look YUMMY!!!! Will have to make these for the family. Thanks for sharing!!!

  12. Beth

    Oh wow...those look amazing! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  13. The Answer Is Chocolate

    YUM! These look wonderful. Thanks for sharing at this week's BFF link party.

  14. Erin

    Yum, yum, yum! This sounds wonderful!

  15. Cristy

    This is a long lost recipe similar to one an old favorite restaurant use to serve. It sounds even better than I remember.

  16. Marguerite

    Looks absolutely decadent! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for the great recipe!

  17. Jenn Erickson

    Mmmm...love the combination of chocolate, pecans and marshmallow. It's like the ultimate rocky road brownie!

  18. Trisha

    Lovely!

  19. LBHumble

    Sent my husband to our couples Bible study with these tonight, everyone loved them! Thanks for sharing!

  20. Anonymous

    I used to make these all the time when my kids were little. I think I need to make them for my grandchildren...They are rich but oh so good.