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Favorite Recipes: Coca Cola Cake

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Name: Christa B.
Total Recipes: 1



Coca Cola Cake

Dish: Desserts
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 2 / 10
Prep Time:
Cook Time:


Here it is: 

1 c. coca-cola
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 c. butter or margarine, softened
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 t. vanilla extract or 1 t. almond extract
2 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 c. cocoa
1 t. baking soda
1 1/2c. miniature marshmallows
GARNISH:  3/4 c. chopped nuts, toasted


1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/3 c. coca-cola
3 T. cocoa
1 (l6 oz.) pkg powdered sugar or 2 c. powdered sugar
1 T. vanilla extract

COMBINE the cola and buttermilk; set aside.

BEAT butter at low speed with mixer, until creamy.
Gradually add sugar; beat till blended.

ADD eggs and vanilla; beat at low speed until blended.

COMBINE flour, cocoa and soda.  ADD to butter mixture
alternately with cola mixture; begin and end with
flour mixture.  BEAT at low speed just until blended.

STIR in marshmallows by hand ( do NOT use mixer for

POUR into a greased and floured or Pam Sprayed 13X9

BAKE at 350 degrees F. for 30-35 minutes.  Remove from
oven; cool 10 minutes while preparing frosting.

Pour frosting over warm cake; garnish with nuts, if

FROSTING:  Bring butter and cola to a boil in a large
saucepan over medium heat, stirring until better
melts.  Removed from heat; whick in sugar and vanilla.

POUR over warm cake.

ENJOY!!!!!   I know I always do


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Melanie L. -
8/9/2009 2:09 PM ET
My mother used to make this all the time while I was growing up. It was always a favorite of mine. So glad you posted it. We had lost the recipe!
Lacey B. (creamcheese) -
8/5/2009 1:06 PM ET
Does the T. stand for tsp. or tbl. ?
Diane W. (motherof2girls)
6/20/2009 6:55 PM ET
I love this stuff. I had it at cracker barrel and have been trying to find the recipe. thanks!!!
Meagan M. (MissMcIntyre123)
6/14/2009 7:53 PM ET
I was very excited to try this recipe, but for some reason, the middle of my cake didn't rise and it turned out like a wet brownie. The taste was super yummy, but I'm still not convinced that it came out right. My niece has had a coca cola cake and she said that this one was different than the one she's had. :(
5/27/2009 4:29 PM ET
One of the best cake I've ever eaten.I feel about 10 pounds heavier. but worth it yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm