Coca-Cola -Cake

Coca-Cola Cake



2 cups granulated sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

3 tablespoons cocoa

1 cup cola-flavored carbonated beverage, such as Coca-Cola (not diet)

½ cup buttermilk

2 eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups miniature marshmallows

Vanilla Ice Cream for serving with cake (optional)




Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

Combine sugar, flour, soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl and set aside.

* (Be sure to sift flour before measuring)

In a small saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and cola-flavored beverage to a boil medium heat and boil for 1 minute.

Pour hot liquid mixture into dry ingredients and mix or stir well.

In a separate bowl, mix buttermilk, beat eggs, and vanilla, stir until smooth.

Add buttermilk-egg mixture to other ingredients, mix well. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle 2 cups marshmallows over batter.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 to 45 minutes. (Be careful not to over bake)



Make Icing while cake is baking in the oven


coca-cola cake icing:



  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter

  • 6 tablespoons cola-flavored beverage

  • 3 tablespoons cocoa, sifted

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners’ sugar, sifted

  • 1 ½ cup miniature marshmallows


  1. Mix butter, cola, and cocoa in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Once to a boil, remove from heat.

  2. Pour over confectioners’ sugar in a medium bowl. Mix well.

  3. Fold in vanilla and marshmallows. Spread on hot cake.

Do ahead tip/freezer:   This cake can be made several days ahead. Cover well and store in a cool place. It will freeze up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight.




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