Mississippi Mud Cake

If you like chocolate and coconut then you will probably enjoy this cake… I am an undeniable chocaholic and I love coconut so this is an all-around winner for me.

My little brothers and sisters about died the very first time I made this. It was such an ugly cake the first time I tried it but the taste was pure heaven!

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake printable recipe



  • 2 sticks butter, melted
  • 2 T. Cocoa
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 c. coconut
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 c. pecans or walnuts, chopped


  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 lb confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 c. evaporated milk
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 3 T. Cocoa
  • 1 tub marshmallow creme/fluff or 1 bag mini marshmallows


Preheat the oven to 350.


Grease and flour a 9×13 pan.

Cream together the butter and eggs.

Combine the other ingredients and beat well.

Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.

When finished baking spread with the marshmallow creme or top with marshmallows.


Beat together all of the icing ingredients and pour over the top of the cake.

Let cool completely before serving.


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