Luby’s, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby’s Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby’s Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 95 Luby’s cafeterias, 65 Fuddruckers restaurants, 18 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, one Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistro and one Bob Luby’s Seafood Grill. Its 95 Luby’s cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 65 company-operated locations and 114 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby’s Culinary Services provides food service management to 22 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.

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Mississippi Mud Pie

MISSISSIPPI MUD PIE
Luby's Cafeteria Copycat Recipe

Makes 1 Cake


Cake:
1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
4 extra large eggs
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla

Icing:
1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
2 cups miniature marshmallows
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 1/2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup pecan pieces

Garnish:
sweetened whipped cream
maraschino cherry

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and flour a 13x9 inch baking pan.
For cake, in large bowl, beat together butter, sugar, and cocoa until smooth and creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour, pecans, and vanilla. Mix just until blended. Pour into pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire cooling rack.

For icing, combine butter, sugar, marshmallows, cocoa, and milk in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat just until marshmallows are melted, stirring frequently. Drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with pecans and cool completely. Garnish with whipped cream and cherries.