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Coca-Cola Cake

In Louisiana, every carbonated beverage is referred to as "Coke" and it made the most delicious chocolate cake.

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Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 /2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 Tbsp Coca-Cola
  • 1 - 16 ounce box powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Details

Preparation

Step 1

To make the cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, sift together sugar and flour. Add marshmallows. In a 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 extract, mixing well. Pour into a well-greased 9x13 inch pan and bake 35-45 minutes. Remove from oven and frost immediately.

Step 2

To make the frosting: Combine butter, cocoa, and Coke in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over powdered sugar, blending well. Add vanilla extract and pecans. Spread over hot cake. When cool, cut into squares and serve.

{A traditional cake served in Louisiana where all carbonated beverages are referred to as "Coke"}

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 3 cups / 750 g. of cherries
  • 1/3 cup / 60 g. of sugar
  • 2/3 cup / 60 g. of almond flour
  • 4 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • Pistachios
  • A dash of milk

METHOD: 

  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Spread or roll out the shortcrust pastry, sprinkle with almond powder and brown sugar.
  3. Place the cherries in the center of the dough, leaving about 2 inches of free dough on the edges. Fold in the edges.
  4. Brush with milk (this will make the crust go golden), sprinkle with brown sugar and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  5. Top with a handful of chopped pistachios, and serve!

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