You are here: Home » Recipes » Mississippi Mud Cake from Tyler Texas Mississippi Mud Cake from Tyler Texas Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 servings A chocolate lover's dream. PrintEmail Ingredients Cake:2 sticks butter or margarine1/2 cup cocoa1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour pinch salt2 cups sugar4 eggs, slightly beaten1 1/2 cups chopped nuts1 teaspoon vanilla Miniature marshmallowsFrosting:1 box powdered sugar1/2 cup whole milk1/3 cup cocoa1/2 stick softened butter or margarine Instructions Melt butter and cocoa together. Remove from heat and stir in flour, salt, sugar and beaten eggs; mix well. Add nuts and vanilla. Spoon batter into a greased 13x9x2 inch cake pan. Bake at 350F for 35 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows on top of warm cake and return to oven just to melt, not to brown. Cover with chocolate frosting. For the frosting. Combine sugar, milk, cocoa, and softened butter. Mix until smooth and spread on hot cake. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler’s Cooking Through Rose-Colored Glasses (The Junior League of Tyler, Tx., 1975).