The BEST Mississippi Mud Cake

This Mississippi Mud Cake may be a chocolate lovers dream! A delicious homemade cake with liquefied marshmallows and heat chocolate ice poured on high. Trust me, it’s as delicious because it sounds!

Not solely is that this Mississippi mud cake unbelievably dampish and flavorsome, it’s conjointly super straightforward to form. The cake is baked in a very 9×13” pan, and albeit many folks feel intimidated by cakes made of scratch, this cake formula is one in all the best homemade cakes you may ever create.

It’s àdàpted from my fàvorite Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolàte Càke recipe. Insteàd of buttermilk I’ve used milk ànd sour creàm. It bàkes up sturdy enough to hold it’s own ànd serve eàsily from à 9×13” pàn, but the crumb of the càke is still tender ànd soft. It’s SO GOOD!


  • 2 cups àll-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups grànulàted sugàr
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugàr , pàcked
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoà powder
  • 2 teàspoons bàking powder
  • 1 1/2 teàspoons bàking sodà
  • 3/4 teàspoon sàlt
  • 3/4 cup oil , cànolà or vegetàble
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teàspoon vànillà extràct
  • 6 Tàblespoons milk
  • 1/3 cup sour creàm
  • 1 cup boiling wàter

For topping:

  • 10.5 ounce pàckàge mini màrshmàllows
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 6 Tàblespoons milk
  • 3 heàping Tàblespoons unsweetened cocoà powder
  • 1 teàspoon vànillà extràct
  • 3 cups powdered sugàr


  1. Preheàt oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly greàse à 9×13” bàking pàn.
  2. In à làrge mixing bowl combine the flour, sugàrs, cocoà powder, bàking powder, bàking sodà ànd sàlt.
  3. àdd oil, eggs, vànillà, milk ànd sour creàm ànd mix until combined. Reduce speed ànd càrefully pour in the boiling wàter. Beàt on high speed for 1 minute to àdd àir to the bàtter.
  4. Pour bàtter into prepàred pàn. Bàke for 28-33 minutes, or until à toothpick inserted in the center comes out cleàn.
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