Mississippi Mud Cake

Welcome to the low-calorie Mississippi Mud Cake recipe. Let’s get started.

For the cake, you’ll need:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Half a cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Half a cup granulated sugar or low-calorie sweetener
  • Half a teaspoon baking powder
  • A quarter teaspoon salt
  • Half a cup unsweetened applesauce
  • A quarter cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • A quarter cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix the dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

Combine wet ingredients: applesauce, Greek yogurt, coffee, and vanilla extract.

Blend wet and dry mixtures.

Pour batter into an 8×8-inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius) for 20 to 25 minutes.

For the frosting, mix:

  • Half a cup powdered sugar or low-calorie powdered sweetener
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk or milk alternative
  • Half a teaspoon vanilla extract

Spread the frosting over the cooled cake.

Optional: Top with chopped pecans or walnuts.

Enjoy your guilt-free Mississippi Mud Cake!