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Chocolate Coca Cola Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Coca Cola Cake, by , is from Our Family Cookbook -- Celebrating Our Southern Roots & More, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Coyle
Added: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
1/3 cup cocoa
1 cup Coca-Cola soft drink
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

Chocolate Coca-Cola Icing
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup cocoa
1/3 cup cola soft drink
3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)



Directions:
Directions:
For cake, combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat.

Combine flour, sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl; stir in butter mixture. Add eggs, and stir until blended. Stir in buttermilk, vanilla, and marshmallows.

Pour into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until a pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; spread Chocolate Coca-Cola Icing over warm cake.

To make the frosting: Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans if desired. Spoon immediately over warm cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I had this at a restaurant recently and it reminded me very much of a cake Grandma used to make for me when I was little. It is so yummy, it should be illegal!

 

 

 

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