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Mississippi Mud Icing

Chocolate icing to use with Mississippi Mud Cake.


1 stick butter or margarine
1/2 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup evaporated milk or whole milk
1 pound (4 cups) confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
1 cup chopped nuts


In a sauce pan, melt butter. Add cocoa, vanilla, milk and sugar. Beat until smooth. Pour over warm cake. Sprinkle with nuts.

Additional Information

Use to ice Mississippi Mud Cake. Additional milk may be used to achieve the desired consistency.

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