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Crater Cake with Cola Frosting


This cola cake contains tiny marshmallows that rise to the top and melt while cake bakes leaving crusty little craters. May be iced if desired or eaten as is.



Cola Frosting


  1. Cake: Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Measure flour and sugar into mixing bowl. Stir. Put butter, cocoa and cola into saucepan over medium heat. Stir and bring to a boil. Pour over flour-sugar mixture. Mix well. Add buttermilk, beaten eggs, baking soda, vanilla extract and salt. Stir to combine.
  3. Mix in marshmallows. Spread in greased 9 x 13-inch pan.
  4. Bake for about 35 to 40 minutes until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Cool and ice with Cola Frosting.
  5. Cola Frosting: Combine butter, cocoa and cola in medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat to the boiling point. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in icing sugar, pecans and vanilla extract. Add more cola or icing sugar as needed to make a not too thick icing. Pour over warm cake.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups frosting.

Posted by Olga at Recipe Goldmine 4/27/02 6:26:29 pm.

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