5.29.2011

Cola Cake

Cola Cake

Cake:
2 cups sugar
2 cups AP flour
1 1/2 cups small marshmallows
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 T cocoa
1 cup Coca-Cola
1 tea baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tea vanilla 

Frosting:
1/2 cup butter
3 T cocoa
6 T Coca-Cola
1 box (16 oz) confectioners' sugar
1 tea vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a bowl, sift sugar and flour.  Add marshmallows.  In saucepan, mix butter, oil, cocoa and coke.  Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients; blend well.  Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk just before adding to batter along with eggs and vanilla, mixing well.  Pour into a well greased 9x13 pan and baking 35-45 minutes.  Remove from oven and frost immediately.

To make frosting, combine butter, cocoa and coke in a saucepan.  Bring to a boil and pour over confectioners' sugar, blending well.  Add vanilla and pecans.  Spread over hot cake.  When cool, cut into squares and serve.
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