Favorite Recipes: Mississippi Mud Cake

Recipe Author

Name: Jeannie S. (Maria25)
Total Recipes: 17

Details

Title:

Mississippi Mud Cake

Dish: Desserts
Dish Type: Chocolate
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings:
Prep Time:
Cook Time: 25 min.

Ingredients
  • 2 Cups sugar -
  • 2 Cups flour -
  • 1 Stick butter -
  • 1/4 Cup cocoa -
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla -
  • 1 tsp. baking soda -
  • 1/2 Cup Crisco -
  • 1 Cup water -
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk -
  • 2 eggs -
  • 1/2 tsp. salt -
Directions

Ingrediens for Icing:

   1 Stick butter,  3 1/2 tbsp. cocoa, 6 tbsp buttermilk, 2 tsp. vanilla, 1 lb. powdered sugar.

 

Grease large flat pan.

Bring to a boil - butter, crisco, water, cocoa & vanilla.  Mix this with the dry ingredients.  Add eggs & buttermilk.  Bake at 350 for 25 min.

While cooking cake, prepare icing to be ready when cake is done.  Keep cake in pan after baking.  Use a toothpick to poke holes in the cake while hot.  Put icing on cake while hot.

For Icing: Bring all ingredients except powdered sugar to a boil.  Add this to powdered sugar.  Pour over hot cake. 

Put in refrigerator to cool and let icing set.


Notes

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Jeannie S. (Maria25)
1/16/2009 8:28 PM ET
sorry, 2 tsp. I guess I was in a hurry typing. Thanks for pointing it out. I've changed it.
Susan D. (codingwoman)
1/10/2009 12:13 AM ET
2 tablespoons of vanilla? Are you sure? That's a lot of vanilla. Sue