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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Coca-Cola Cake


I made this cake a few weeks ago when we had the Coca-Cola BBQ Pork.  I never have regular Coke in the house (we are Diet Coke people), so I wanted to make sure I got the most out of it.  I used the recipe from straight the Coca-Cola website, so it is "the real thing".

The cake was very simple and tasted fantastic! It was so moist, and the frosting was to die for!  I took the cake to work and it got rave reviews.  The only thing that would make this cake better is a big scoop of vanilla ice cream!




Coca-Cola Cake
from The Coca-Cola Company
(Printable Recipe)

Cake:
2 cups sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups small marshmallows
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup Coca-Cola®
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting:
1/2 cup butter
3 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons Coca-Cola
1 box (16 ounces) confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, sift sugar and flour. Add marsh- mallows. In saucepan, mix butter, oil, cocoa, and Coca-Cola. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients; blend well. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk just before adding to batter along with eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well. Pour into a well-greased 9-by-13-inch pan and bake 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven and frost immediately.

To make frosting, combine butter, cocoa and Coca-Cola in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over confectioners' sugar, blending well. Add vanilla extract and pecans. Spread over hot cake. When cool, cut into squares and serve.


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10 comments:

  1. Steph - have you tried the diet coke cake?? Use any box mix and one can of diet coke..that is it..no eggs, oil.zip
    Very moist and only 3 WW points!!

    that said, I have regular coke leftover from the amazing pork, so I am going to try this cake too!

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  2. Yum! I've been saving this recipe to make for my aunt's birthday. She's a big Coke fan. I tried a recipe similar to Betsy's. A box of lemon cake mix and 20 oz. of diet Sprite. It was moist and yummy!

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  3. I've made the lemon cake with diet 7Up - I added blueberries. It is really good!

    Lemon Blueberry Cake

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  4. This looks so good, I need to try it soon!

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  5. It you'd been at our house we could have sat at the coca cola table in our coca cola chairs!

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  6. Must get some coke-we never have it in the house either.

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  7. Speekin' O' tha "REAL THANG", if'n yoo wanna see it, PULL DOWN MAH ZIPPAH !

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  8. I've substituted vanilla Coke. Wow it kicks it up a notch in the flavor department.

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  9. I love the idea of using vanilla coke! I am going to try that next time - thanks!

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