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Coco Cola Cake


"Fulfill your cola desires with this cake! This recipe use cola-flavored carbonated beverage and is really delicious."
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55 m servings 1144 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 1144 kcal
  • 57%
  • Fat:
  • 64.7 g
  • 99%
  • Carbs:
  • 141.6g
  • 46%
  • Protein:
  • 9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 169 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 16x20-inch baking pan or casserole dish.
  2. Bring 1 cup butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, and 1 cup cola-flavored carbonated beverage to a boil in a saucepan; stir until smooth. Combine white sugar and flour in a bowl.
  3. Pour the hot butter mixture over the sugar and flour; stir until well blended. Mix buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and vanilla extract into the mixture; fold in 1 cup pecans. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 35 minutes.
  5. Melt 1/2 cup butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, and 6 tablespoons cola-flavored carbonated beverage together in a saucepan over low heat until smooth; remove from heat. Pour confectioners' sugar into a bowl. Stir butter mixture into confectioners' sugar until frosting is smooth; fold in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread frosting over the warm cake.

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  1. 17 Ratings

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I love this cake but a couple of things........ I think the 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder in the middle of the ingredients list is intended to begin the ...

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This tastes exactly like Texas cake. I was hoping for something a little different with the cola but didn't get it with this recipe. I made it in a 9x13 as one of the reviews suggested and the...

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I love this cake but a couple of things........ I think the 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder in the middle of the ingredients list is intended to begin the ...

I made this recipe years ago and lost my copy. Was happy to find it here. It is very simple to make and very good. Similar to Texas Cake.

My grandmother used to make this for me every birthday! This is the same recipe, except she would add 1 1/2 cup mini marshmallows into the cake batter. Yummy! Also, I noticed there is a repea...

I used a 9x13 pan, cooked for exactly 35 minutes. We're loving it!

LOVE this recipe, it's moist and wonderful and a big crowd pleaser!

Very good. Didnt have enough butter to make the icing, so i sprinkled with cocoa and icing sugar.

Great recipe, I left the pecans out though, Im not a nut person!

This cake was okay. Not the best Ive had. The icing was great. I reduced the butter and the sugar. That is the only change I made.

This was really good, and so easy! I made it in a 9x13 pan instead, and left out the pecans. I think the frosting was thicker than it normally should be, since I useed the 9x13, which was fine b...