In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on low speed, mix the butter, flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, vanilla, eggs and buttermilk together for 1 minute. Add the Coca Cola and marshmallows and blend well. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes and cool.
For the icing: In a small mixing bowl, mix the butter, cocoa, Coca Cola and confectioners sugar together. Beat until the icing is smooth and add the pecans. Frost the cake and serve.
By Robin from Washington, IA
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I am looking for the old fashioned recipe for Coca Cola chocolate cake and frosting.
Dorothee from Connecticut
Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake With Chocolate Coca-Cola Icing
MAKE THE CAKE:. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat.
Combine flour, sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl, stir in butter mixture. Add eggs, and stir until well blended.
Stir in buttermilk, vanilla, and marshmallows. Pour into a lightly greased 13x9" baking pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a pick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove from oven; spread icing over warm wake.
ICING:. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts.
Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans. Spoon immediately over warm cake. (11/11/2008)
Hi Fellow CT person, did you know you can buy that cake at Cracker Barrell? (11/18/2008)
I gather you might be looking for the truly old fashioned coca cola cake recipe not the ever-popular one that calls for buttermilk and marshmallows. To me that one is nothing more than a Texas Sheet Cake or what my mother-in-law calls Cookie Cake. Here is one that reminds me of the kind my mother used to make when I was a kid.
Coca-Cola Cake from the 70's
Bake in greased, oblong pan, approximately 9x13 inches, for 30 minutes.
By Beverly, Madisonville, KY
Combine flour and sugar in bowl. Heat butter,cocoa and COLA to a boil,pour over flour and sugar mixture, mixing thoroughly. Add buttermilk, eggs, soda and vanilla, and marshmallows. Mix well. Bake in a 9x13" greased pan at 350 degrees until done.
Icing: 1 1/2 cups butter 3 tablespoons cocoa 6 tablespoons Coca Cola 2 cups powdered sugar 1 cup Pecans. Mix till smooth and creamy.