Published Jul 26, 2010 in Cakes

This recipe was clipped from a newspaper and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy.

Recipe Clipping For Mississippi Mud CakeMISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE

1 cup butter or oleo
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups sifted all purpose flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 jar (13-oz.) marshmallow creme
1 cup flaked coconut
2 cups sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. soda

In large bowl, mixing at high speed, beat sugar and oleo until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add coconut, flour, cocoa, soda, vanilla and walnuts. Stir with a large spoon until well mixed. This is a heavy batter. Do not beat. Spread batter in a greased 9x13x2-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. As soon as cake is taken from oven spread marshmallow creme over top of hot cake. Let cool 20 minutes. Mix frosting and spread on top of cake.


1/2 cup butter or oleo, softened
6 Tbsp. milk
1/3 cup cocoa
1 1-lb. box confectioner’s sugar

Mix all ingredients together, beating well. Spread on top of cake. Sprinkle with walnuts.

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3 Responses to Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe Clipping

ruben garcia
Published 19 June, 2016 in 8:07 pm

I am going to try this cake it looks like it’s going to be good

Published 20 October, 2016 in 7:30 pm

I think I have this same newspaper clipping which was from my mother. This recipe brings back so many memories!

Eileen Tartaglio
Published 28 May, 2017 in 7:13 pm

made it with my students, they loved it!

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