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Coke Cake

 Coke Cake
"I GET a great response every time I serve this cake, and it seems like I'm forever sharing this recipe! Folks are always curious about the ingredients, and when I tel them the cake has cola in it, they are really surprised! The unusual combination of ingredient makes it moist and delicious." —Anna Baker, Blaine, Washington
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 cup cola
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons cola
  • 3-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking soda; set aside.
  • In a saucepan, bring butter, cocoa and cola to a boil; stir into dry
  • ingredients. Stir in buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and marshmallows; mix
  • well.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 35 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • For icing, combine butter, cocoa and cola in a saucepan; bring to a

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Coke Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • boil. Remove from heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and mix well.
  • Spread over hot cake. Sprinkle with nuts. Cool before cutting.
  • Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 772 calories, 36 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 117 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 109 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.