Coca - Cola Cake Recipe

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Kathleen Bunting


This Southern Cake,is a nice cake to bring to a beach picnic.
A large bottle of soda goes flat.Just the thing to make ~ CAKE!

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8 to 10 easily
20 Min
35 Min


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2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
1 tsp
baking soda
8 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 c
3 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1/2 c
buttermilk,or sour milk ( see variations )
eggs beaten
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
mini marshmallows
cola frosting
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3 Tbsp
cocoa powder
6 Tbsp
cola soda
1 lb
confectioners' sugar
1 c
pecans ( optional ),chopped

How to Make COCA - COLA CAKE


  • 1Preheat oven 350F.
  • 2Sift the flour,sugar and baking soda together into a large bowl.
  • 3Heat the butter,1 cup of cola and cocoa powder in a small saucepan until smooth and just beginning to boil. Whisk into the flour mixture.
  • 4Whisk the buttermilk,eggs and vanilla together and stir into the flour mixture to form a smooth batter. Finally fold the marshmallows into batter.
  • 5Pour into a greased 13x9-inch cake pan and bake for 30 - 40 minutes.
  • 6While cake is baking,add the remaining 6 tablespoons of cola,4 tablespoons of butter and 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder to a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • 7Remove from heat and beat in the powdered sugar until smooth.
  • 8Stir in the pecans ( if you chose this option )
  • 9Spread the frosting evenly over the cake as soon as it finishes baking. The cake must be hot when the frosting is spread.
  • 10Set aside to cool completely,then slice and serve.
  • 11VARIATIONS: Sour milk can be made by adding 2 teaspoons of lemon juice to 1 cup of milk. Let set for about 10 minutes before adding to recipes.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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