Nana's No Name Cake Recipe

Nana's No Name Cake

Deneece Gursky


I remember Nana making this when I was a kid, just found the recipe in my recipe shoe box but there is no name on it : ( So it becomes the No Name Cake. The ingredients may seem a bit odd, but the cake is wonderful! Hope you all give it a try. I am planning on making it when I am no longer sick!!

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2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 1/2 c miniature marshmallows
1/2 c butter
1/2 c oil
3 tablespoons hersheys cocoa
1 c coke soda
1 t baking soda
1 t vanilla
1/2 c buttermilk
2 eggs


1/2 c butter
3 tablespoons hersheys cocoa
16 oz bag powdered sugar
5 or 6 tablespoons coke soda
1 teaspoon vanilla


chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

Sift together flour and sugar in a large bowl. Toss in the miniature marshmallows.
Mix together butter, oil, coke and cocoa in a pan on stove. Bring just to a boil and then pour this over the flour sugar and marshmallow mixture and blend all together well.
mix baking powder in buttermilk until it is dissolved. Now add this, the vanilla and the eggs to the marshmallow mixture, and mix well.
Grease a 9x13 pan well and pour this mixture into it. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes or until done.
Mix butter cocoa and coke in a pan on stove. Bring just to a boil.
Put powdered sugar in a bowl and then pour the icing mixture over it. Add the vanilla and blend.
Pour this over the cake while it is still warm. then sprinkle with walnuts

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #marshmellows