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This recipe was part of the Food Fight: Chocolate Dessert Challenge which ended Jun 13, 2008 05:00 PM.
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Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 40 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: six big servings or 8 medium sized slices

Two American classics that are welcome at any summer celebration, chocolate and Coca-Cola, combine to create a delicious and easy cake with a sweet twist.

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 can Coca-Cola
  • 3 sticks margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, if desired
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mix flour, sugar, and baking soda in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Bring 2 sticks margarine, 1 cup Coca-Cola, and 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder to boil in a small saucepan. Mix until well incorporated.
  3. Pour the hot mixture over your flour mixture, adding eggs, 1/2 cup marshmallows, and buttermilk.
  4. Pour batter in a greased cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  5. To make icing, mix 1 stick softened margarine, 6 tablespoons Coca-Cola, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup marshmallows, and 1 cup pecans. Stir and pour over hot cake.

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