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Coca Cola Cake and Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Coca Cola Cake and Frosting, by , is from Our Fundraising Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Yvonne Schafer
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/3 cups sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup Coca-Cola
1 egg
2 egg yolks

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.

Into a large electric mixer bowl, sift together the sifted flour, baking soda, salt, sugar and cocoa. At low speed, add the shortening, buttermilk and Coca-Cola, and mix for 2 minutes, scraping sides of bowl as needed.

Add the egg and egg yolks, and continue to beat for 2 minutes.

Pour batter into prepared cake pans. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool and frost with Coca-Cola Frosting or frosting of your choice.

Coca-Cola Frosting:
2 egg whites
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup light KaroŠ syrup
1/3 cup Coca-ColaŠ
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Combine all ingredients in top of double boiler. Cook over rapidly boiling water, beating continuously with a portable elctric mixer, until mixture stands in peaks. Remove from heat, and continue beating until thick enough for spreading.

Note: Do not use Diet Coke for this recipe, please. If you're trying to cut calories, this isn't the place to do it.




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