Dr. Pepper Cake

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Taken from Baylor University Alumni Association cookbook - "Homecoming: Special Foods, Special Memories"

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
margarine or butter
1 c
dr pepper
4 Tbsp
cocoa
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3 c
flour, sifted
2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs, well beaten
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda

DR. PEPPER FROSTING:

1/2 c
dr pepper
1/4 c
margarine or butter
1 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
cocoa
3 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 c
pecans, chopped

How to Make Dr. Pepper Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat Dr. Pepper with margarine, but do not boil. Set aside.
  • 2Sift together flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and cocoa.
  • 3Beat together eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, and baking soda.
  • 4Add hot Dr. Pepper mixture to dry ingredients.
  • 5Stir in egg mixture, and blend well.
  • 6Pour into greased and floured 15x10-inch sheet cake pan.
  • 7Bake at 350 deg. for 25 minutes.
  • 8For frosting:
    About 5 minutes before cake is done, heat Dr. Pepper, margarine, and cocoa.
  • 9Stir in powdered sugar, pecans, and vanilla.
  • 10Spread frosting on while cake is still hot.

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About Dr. Pepper Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American