Mississippi Mud Cake

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from this weeks paper, another use for bourbon.

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  • add   flour
  • add   1 cup sugar
  • add   butter
  • add   1/4 lb butter
  • add   1 egg
  • add   1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • add   3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • add   3/4 cup coffee
  • add   1/3 cup bourbon
  • add   whipped cream (to garnish)
  • add   1 cup cake flour
  • add   3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • add   1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • add   1 pinch salt
  • add   1/2 cup raisins


  1. preheat oven to 275.
  2. grease and flour a 9x4 loaf pan.
  3. mix coffee, butter, chocolate in a bowl and microwave until chocolate is melted 1-2 minutes.
  4. cool.
  5. beat the egg.
  6. stir in bourbon and vanilla.
  7. add to chocolate mixture, stirring.
  8. in a medium bowl sift flour, sugar, baking soda, salt.
  9. beat into chocolate mixture until smooth.
  10. stir in pecans and raisins.
  11. pour into loaf pan.
  12. bake 45-55 minutes.
  13. remove and cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes.
  14. remove from pan and cool completely.
  15. serve with whipped cream.