Definition of Mississippi mud pie in English:

Mississippi mud pie

noun

  • A dessert consisting of a rich chocolate mousse or cake on a base made of crushed chocolate biscuits.

    • ‘The dessert list is predictable enough, with banana split, Mississippi mud pie and apple pie with ice cream, so we're not talking Anton Carome in the kitchen here.’
    • ‘Desserts start at €5, and include Mississippi mud pie, lemon tart with vanilla icecream, banoffi roulade or Dutch apple and raisin pie.’
    • ‘Finally, buttons straining off our shirts, we shared a slightly soggy Mississippi mud pie.’
    • ‘Many, perhaps most, of the people around you will be chopping on burgers, macaroni and cheese, fries, onion rings and pecan, apple, key lime and Mississippi mud pies.’
    • ‘To our enormous surprise, the printed question and answer elicited scores of recipes from all over the nation not only for Mississippi mud pies but for mud cakes as well.’

Pronunciation

Mississippi mud pie

/mɪsɪˈsɪpi mʌd ˈpʌɪ/