Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

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Mississippi Mud Cake

A decadent and creamy mud pie with whiskey, chocolate and coffee. Smothered with a cool peppermint icing.

Ingredients of Mississippi Mud Cake

  • 250 gm chopped butter
  • 150 gm chopped bitter chocolate
  • 400 gm castor sugar
  • 250 ml strong black coffee
  • 60 ml whisky
  • 350 gm flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50 gm cocoa
  • 3 beaten eggs

  • Peppermint Icing:
  • 200 gm icing sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp hot water
  • 2 tsp cream
  • Few drops peppermint essence

How to Make Mississippi Mud Cake

  1. Combine butter, chocolate, coffee and whisky in a bowl. Melt over steam.
  2. Add sugar. Stir until smooth.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and cocoa followed by eggs.
  4. Pour into a greased and lined square tin and bake at 170 degrees C for 1 1/4 hours.
  5. Cool slightly before turning out.
  6. Serve dusted with icing sugar or topped with peppermint icing.

  7. For peppermint icing:
  8. Mix all the ingredients together until smooth.
  9. Spread over the cake.