Coca-Cola Cake

This month’s Iron Cupcake challenge is “Soda”. I was/am excited about this ingredient, but I have so many choices I am not sure what to do. Some of the other cupcakers make several different entries, but I just don’t have that much time and am lucky to get my ONE entry in! So, giving this a little (too much?) thought I got sidetracked..uh oh. I remembered this old recipe for Coca Cola cake that I thought I could adapt for a cupcake, but got off track somewhere down the line and ended up making the cake as-is…all 9×13 of it! It’s a great recipe for a super-sweet, chocolate-like cake that hits the spot, not with a glass of coke, but a tall glass of milk! If you haven’t ever tried it, give it a shot…it’s delicious!

Now, back on track…soda cupcakes…focus, focus focus…
Recipe found at thecoca-colacompany.com
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.

Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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