Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

This treat was waiting for us at my mother-in-law's house when we arrived for Memorial Day weekend. Mmmm  (It's a similar process as my Texas Sheet Cake, but a bit lighter in flavor and texture).

Coca-Cola Cake
~from my mother-in-law

  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. small marshmallows
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 3 T. cocoa
  • 1 c. Coca-cola
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • Frosting--see below
  1.  Sift flour and sugar together. Add marshmallows.
  2. In a saucepan, mix butter, oil, cocoa, and Coca-cola. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients. Blend well.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk just before adding to batter along with eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well.
  4. Pour into a well-greased 9x13-inch pan and bake 35 to 45. Remove from oven and frost immediately.
~Serves 24

  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 3 T. cocoa
  • 6 T. Coca-cola
  • 1 box (16-oz) powdered sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. chopped pecans
  1.  Heat butter, coca, and Coca-cola in a saucepan until butter melts. Whisk in sugar, vanilla, and pecans. Pour over warm cake. You can poke holes in the top of the cake if you'd like.

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