Mississippi mud pie facts for kids
|Alternative names||Mud pie|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Region or state||Mississippi|
It is popular because of the amount of chocolate in each serving.
The name "Mississippi mud pie" comes from the dense cake which looks like the banks of the Mississippi River.
It is believed that this dish was made by home cooks after World War II. This is because it was made of simple ingredients that could be found at any supermarket and did not need any special cooking tools.
Mississippi mud pie Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.