Mississippi Mud Poke Cake

January 1, 2024

 

Mississippi Mud Poke Cake

The perfect decadent, ooey, gooey dessert you have been looking for!
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dessert
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter unsalted

for ganache

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 package marshmallows 10.5oz

for icing

  • 1 stick melted butter salted
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup pecan pieces

Instructions

  • Mix cake mix and bake in a greased 9 x 13 cake pan or deep glass baking dish at 350 for 30 min.
  • Poke holes in cake.
  • Bring cream to a simmer and pour over choc chips. Allow to sit for a couple min then whisk until smooth. Pour over cake.
  • Add marshmallows to top. Place in oven for 5 min to allow marshmallows to melt.
  • Toast pecans for 10 min at 350 degrees after marshmallows melted.
  • Melt butter in sauce pan on low heat. Stir in cocoa powder and milk. Combine well and remove from heat. Add vanilla extract then powdered sugar. Mix until smooth, fold in toasted pecans and spread over marshmallows.
  • Place in fridge at least 60 min to cool the enjoy!

Video

11 Comments

  1. Lisa

    5 stars
    This Mississippi Mud Cake is better than my Mama’s!

    Reply
    • Matt Ramsey

      🙌🙌🙌

      Reply
  2. Nancy

    Fan bloody tastic 😋

    Reply
    • Missy

      5 stars
      How do you store this? In fridge?

      Reply
      • Matt Ramsey

        Yes, I do.

        Reply
  3. Pennie Chudzinski

    I have died and gone to chocolate Heaven!! 🍫🤎

    Reply
  4. JoAnn Nelson

    Looks so delicious.

    Reply
  5. Chef Goddess

    5 stars
    My grandma calls this the ‘ heavenly hash cake’ instead of Pecans she use almonds. Great cake, thank you!!

    Reply
  6. Tina

    Haven’t had this in years! Going to make myself a mother’s day cake!

    Reply
  7. Cheryl

    Your recipe says ½ cup melted butter for the cake but your video says ½ stick which is ¼ cup. Please specify which is correct.

    Reply
    • Matt Ramsey

      Apologies, it’s 1/4 cup. I will correct it, thanks for bringing to my attention.

      Reply

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