Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake

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Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake is a rich brownie and chocolaty sauce cooked together in your slow cooker. A perfect dessert for your chocolate lovers!

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I served this luscious dessert for guests when I had my wonderful Cheese & Tequila tasting event a few weeks ago.

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Originally I was going to share this recipe here, but because slow cooker (crockpot) recipes are sort of my niche over at Hip Homeschool Moms, I shared it over there.

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Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Yield: 10

Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake

Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake

Mississippi Mud Slow Cooker Cake is a rich brownie and chocolaty sauce cooked together in your slow cooker. A perfect dessert for your chocolate lovers!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1½ c all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 c sugar
  • ¾ c baking cocoa, divided
  • ¾ c half & half
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tb extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅔ c dark chocolate chips
  • ⅔ c chopped pecans
  • 2 c very hot water
  • 1 c brown sugar (preferably dark brown)
  • ½t sp hazelnut extract
  • ice cream for serving

Instructions

  1. In your mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and baking cocoa. Give these a stir to combine.
  2. In your measuring cup, combine the half & half, vanilla and extra virgin olive oil. Pour this into the flour mixture. Mix well.
  3. Add in the chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Stir to combine.
  4. Spread this dough in the bottom of a 6 quart slow cooker (crockpot) that has been lightly sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. In a bowl, combine 2 cups of very hot water with a tablespoon of instant espresso powder. (or 2 Tb instant coffee) Stir until it is dissolved.
  6. To this, add in the ¼ c baking cocoa, the brown sugar and the hazelnut extract. Stir these together until the brown sugar is dissolved.
  7. Pour this rich goodness all over the top of the dough in your slow cooker.
  8. Cover it with a double layer of paper towels, and then place your lid over the top. Cook on high for 2 hours.
  9. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then serve with a scoop of ice cream.
  10. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 446Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 221mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 3gSugar: 47gProtein: 6g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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