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Easy Alabama Mud Cake Recipe

Now you can make this fancy Alabama Mud Cake Recipe for your whole family. This is a quick and easy dessert that you can make for any occasion. This makes a beautiful Valentine’s day dessert for that one you love. A romantic and delicious Alabama Mud Cake Recipe is just what you need to make his heart melt this Valentine’s Day.

Alabama Mud Cake

An absolutely divine smooth and lusciously creamy dessert for that special loved one this Valentine’s Day. Juicy Sweet Pineapples and Luscious cherries with mint chocolate, combine to make this sinfully delicious Alabama Mud Cake. The crunchy pecans and mint chocolate create the most decadent dessert ever. Traditionally speaking, the Alabama Mud Cake dates back to the early 1970’s. Historically, the Alabama Mud Cake was made with a crunchy frosting, to emulate the muddy Mississippi Riverbanks. Today, it is even served in upscale restaurants, often with rum infused whipped topping.

This wonderful dessert entree additionally provides Vitamin C in the Pineapple and cherries. Calcium and other nutrients are included to make this a healthy and delicious dessert. This Alabama Mud Cake is the perfect dessert to follow any meal. It is perfect for that specially prepared Valentines dinner. Serve this romantic divine dessert entree with a cup of Kahlua flavored coffee topped with luscious Whipped cream. Light the candles and prepare that special Valentines dinner complete with Creamy and so delicious Alabama Mud Cake. This lovely dessert goes well with almost any dinner entree. Whether you opt for tender grilled steaks or a Prime Rib done to perfect medium rare, you will find this dessert a perfect choice.

This wonderful Alabama Mud Cake can be prepared in advance and chilled for your dessert entree course. One taste of this ever so decadent Alabama Mud Cake and your special someone’s heart will be putty in your hands! Even though this is a perfect Valentines dessert for your loved one, it is also a dessert everyone will love. It is so simple to prepare that there is no doubt it will become a family favorite at first taste. Children love this Alabama Mud Cake with its juicy fruits and Chocolate Mint. You will find this Alabama Mud Cake a beautiful cake that makes a lovely dessert to take to the next Church Pot Luck. It packs well in a take and go covered cake pan to take it anywhere. So, you can even take it to the next office employee luncheon.

This lovely Alabama Mud Cake can even be baked in muffin tins for individual mini mud cake cupcakes. The mini Alabama Mud Cake muffins are wonderful for birthday parties. They also make perfect treats to send for your child’s next school party. Serve this at your next ladies PTA meeting or other social for an award winning reception by all attendees. Guests will be hoping you made two of these luscious Alabama Mud Cake’s! This Alabama Mud Cake goes great with coffee, hot chocolate, or about any beverage you choose to serve it with.

One thing is definitely clear about this divine Alabama Mud Cake, no matter whom it is served to or where, it will be loved. So, go ahead, make this Alabama Mud Cake, and see how fast it becomes a favorite. It is best served very cold so be sure to allow sufficient cooling time, before planning to serve. Enjoy with family and friends.

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How to Prepare Alabama Mud Cake Recipe
Summary: Now you can make this fancy Alabama Mud Cake Recipe for your whole family. This is a quick and easy dessert that you can make for any occasion.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Cake
Serves or Makes: 16
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  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup chopped butter
  • 20 oz can crushed pineapple with juice
  • ½ cup mint chocolate chips
  • 21 oz can cherry pie filling
  • 18¼ oz devil's food cake mix
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Pour the pineapple with juice into the prepared pan, spreading it evenly to create the first layer.
  3. Spread the cherry pie filling over the pineapple layer, then spread the cake mix over the cherry pie filling.
  4. Sprinkle the cake mix layer with the pecans and mint chocolate chips, then distribute the butter evenly over the top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool.

Photo Credit: Chocolate mud cake of Mucha Chocolate by Le ciel azuré, on Flick

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The messier the better, is often the case with chocolate desserts, especially ones that are cooked so the chocolate goes all gooey and delicious. Who can resist Alabama Mud Cake? This dish is typical in the South but enjoyed all over the country, and its popularity has even extended into Europe and beyond. This recipe takes several easy to find ingredients and blends them in such a way that the resulting dessert is attractive, flavorful and sure to appeal to everyone at the dinner table. This is a simple dessert which is made in layers, and features fruit to contrast with the rich chocolate flavors in there.

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