Cocoa Cola Cake

Folks are always curious about the ingredients, and they really surprised when they find out it contains cola! The unusual combination of ingredient makes it moist and delicious.

Yield

8 to 10 servings

Cake Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated (white) sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, cubed
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 cup cola
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup miniature marshmallows

Icing Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, cubed
2 to 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
6 tablespoons cola
3 1/4 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with Pan Release or baking spray with flour. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking soda; set aside.

In a saucepan, bring butter, cocoa and cola to a boil; stir into dry ingredients. Stir in buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and marshmallows; mix well. Pour into prepared baking pan.

Bake for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.

For icing: Combine butter, cocoa and cola in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and mix well. Spread over hot cake. Sprinkle with nuts. Cool before cutting.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 35 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 piece) equals 772 calories, 36 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 117 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 109 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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