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

How to Make Nana's No Name Cake


  • 1Sift together flour and sugar in a large bowl. Toss in the miniature marshmallows.
  • 2Mix 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.
  • 3mix baking powder in buttermilk until it is dissolved. Now add this, the vanilla and the eggs to the marshmallow mixture, and mix well.
  • 4Grease a 9x13 pan well and pour this mixture into it. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes or until done.
  • 5Mix butter cocoa and coke in a pan on stove. Bring just to a boil.
  • 6Put powdered sugar in a bowl and then pour the icing mixture over it. Add the vanilla and blend.
  • 7Pour this over the cake while it is still warm. then sprinkle with walnuts

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About Nana's No Name Cake

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