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Quick Chocolate Cola Cakes

Quick Chocolate Cola Cakes

"This recipe will also make 2 (8-inch) square cakes; they'll freeze well in disposable pans."
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Directions

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  1. BEAT first 4 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer until blended. Gradually add 1 1/4 cups cola. Increase speed to medium, and beat 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan.
  2. BAKE at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
  3. COOK butter, remaining 1/2 cup cola soft drink, and cocoa in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until butter melts. (Do not boil.) Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in pecans.
  4. SPREAD warm frosting over top of warm cake; cool completely on wire rack.

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  • Reprinted with permission of Southern Living(R) magazine. All rights reserved.

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Everyone loved this recipe! I have to give out copies of the recipe to anyone who tries it! I made a 9x13 inch pan, so I had to increase baking time to 40 minutes. Also, be sure to use Duncan...

Most helpful critical review

The cake overall was so-so, but the glaze was delicious. I think I'll use the glaze only in the future, to frost regular chocolate cake.

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Everyone loved this recipe! I have to give out copies of the recipe to anyone who tries it! I made a 9x13 inch pan, so I had to increase baking time to 40 minutes. Also, be sure to use Duncan...

The cake overall was so-so, but the glaze was delicious. I think I'll use the glaze only in the future, to frost regular chocolate cake.

Didn't care for this at all. Tasted burnt!!

I have made this twice now and have gotten rave reviews both times. The second time I made it I used Devil's Food flavored instant pudding as well as Devil's food cake mix with added pudding in...

This is quite possible THE BEST chocolate cake I have ever eaten!! It is light, fluffy and delicious. My family couldn't stop talking about it. I will definitely be making over and over again.

OK, but nothing special. Homemade chocolate cake is almost as easy and much better!

I served this cake at school and everyone that likes chocolate loved it, it tasted great and I loved the frosting.

This was a wonderful cake! I made it for Father's Day and it was big hit. Very moist. Couple suggestions: when using a 9x13 pan it needs to cook about 45 minutes and sift the powder sugar fir...

VERY GOOD.I MADE TWO SMALL CAKES AND DOUBLE LAYERED(MY FIANCES IDEA IT WAS GREAT.

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