Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake
like Cracker Barrel's
Serves : 18
Prep. Time : 1:25
1/2 cup butter
1 cup Coca-Cola
1 oz. square semi-sweet baking chocolate
3/4 cup miniature marshmallows
2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup Coca-Cola®
1/4 cup chocolate syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups powdered sugar
-In a medium saucepan, bring 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup Coke, and baking chocolate to a boil.
-Remove from heat and stir in marshmallows until dissolved.
-Set aside and allow to cool to room temperature.
-In a bowl, combine flour, 3/4 cup cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
-With an electric mixer, beat together sugar, shortening, oil, and 2 tsp. vanilla until fluffy.
-Add eggs and buttermilk and beat until smooth.
-Add 1/2 of the dry mixture into the wet mixture and beat until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl often.
-Add cooled Coke mixture and beat.
-Add remaining dry mixture and beat for 4 minutes. Batter will be thick.
-Pour batter into a greased and floured 13" X 9" X 2" baking pan.
-Bake on top rack of a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
-Cream butter with an electric mixer.
-Add 1/2 cup cocoa powder, 1/4 cup Coke, chocolate syrup, and 1 tsp. vanilla. Beat until smooth.
-Slowly add powdered sugar, scraping the sides of the bowl often, while beating with the mixer.
-If frosting seems dry, add small amounts of Coke until you reach desired consistency.
-Frost cake while warm.
NOTES : Serve topped with natural vanilla bean ice cream.
Wine in a box is better than no wine at all.