Recipes

CokeCola Cake

  • Sourced from Taste of Home : Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Ingredients

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 can (12 ounces) cola
    • 1 cup butter, cubed
    • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

      Test Kitchen tips

      • Try using root beer, Dr Pepper or cherry cola.
      • Sifting the confectioners’ sugar helps keep the frosting smooth and lump-free.
      Nutrition Facts

      1 piece: 491 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 78g carbohydrate (63g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

    • GLAZE:
    • 1 can (12 ounces) cola
    • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
    • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
    • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted

      Directions

      • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13×9-in. baking pan.
      • In a large bowl, whisk the first 5 ingredients. In a small saucepan, combine cola, butter and cocoa; bring just to a boil, stirring occasionally. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.
      • In a small bowl, whisk eggs, buttermilk and vanilla until blended; add to flour mixture, whisking constantly.
      • Transfer to prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
      • About 15 minutes before cake is done, prepare glaze. In a small saucepan, bring cola to a boil; cook 12-15 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup. Stir in butter and cocoa until butter is melted; remove from heat. Add confectioners’ sugar; stir until smooth. Pour immediately over hot cake.
    15 servings