COCA COLA CUPCAKES W/COLA FROSTING

Jo Anne Sugimoto

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Ingredients

PART 1:

1 c
cola
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
cocoa powder
22 large
marshmallows

PART 2:

2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla

COLA FROSTING:

1/4 c
powdered cocoa
6 Tbsp
cola
1/2 c
butter
3 3/4 c
powdered sugar (1 lb. box)
1 c
nuts, chopped (your choice)
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prep cupcake tin with paper liners.
2PART 1:
3In a saucepan mix cola, butter, vegetable oil and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil, remove from heat and add marshmallows. Place lid on pan until marshmallows start to melt, stir well.
4PART 2:
5Mix flour, sugar and baking soda in a large bowl, add buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla, mix well.
6Combine Part 1 and Part 2 together, blend well.
7Spoon batter into cupcake liners 2/3 full.
8Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean, it's done.
9Remove the cupcakes from the oven onto a wire rack to cool.
10COLA FROSTING:
11In a medium saucepan, mix together cocoa, cola and butter. Heat over medium heat until melted then bring to a boil.
12Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, nuts and vanilla, blend well.
13Make sure that the cupcakes are completely cooled.
14Let frosting cool until stiff enough to frost or pipe onto the cupcakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy