#27: Coca-Cola Chocolate Cake

27 coca cola choco cake

Chocolate cake with cola soda and a rich pecan frosting.

Preparation time: 20 mins
Bake: 40 mins
Ready in: 60 mins
Serves: One 9 x 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) pan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (400 g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 g) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (225 g) butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (75 g) miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons (15 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup cola-flavored (235 g) carbonated beverage
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup (115 g) butter
  • 2 tablespoons (10 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons (90 ml) cola-flavored carbonated beverage
  • 4 cups (480 g) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup (110 g) chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Combine flour and white sugar in mixing bowl. Heat 1 cup (225 g) butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa (15 g), and 1 cup (235 ml) cola soft drink to boiling and pour over the flour and sugar. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, vanilla, and marshmallows and mix well.
  3. Bake in a prepared 9 by 13 inch (22 x 33 cm) pan for 40 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. While still hot, frost with Coco Cola Frosting: Combine 1/2 cup (115 g) butter or margarine, 2 tablespoons (10 g) cocoa and 6 tablespoons (90 ml) cola soft drink and heat to boiling. Pour over 4 cups (480 g) confectioners’ sugar and mix well. Mix in chopped nuts and spread over hot cake.