GRANDMA’S COCA COLA CAKE-A SWEET SOUTHERN TRADITION

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INGREDIENTS

Cake:

  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Can (12 Ounces) Coca Cola Regular-Not Diet
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter Cut Into Cubes
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla

Glaze:

  • 1 Can (12 Ounces) Coca Cola Regular-Not Diet
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter Cut Into Cubes
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 3/4 Cups Confectioners’ Sugar Sifted

INSTRUCTIONS :

Prepare Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter or spray with nonstick cooking spray a 9 X 13-inch baking pan.
  • Whisk the first 4 ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, add the Coca Cola, cocoa, and butter and bring just to a boil, over medium-high, stirring occasionally. Pour into flour mixture and stir until blended.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla together then whisk into flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared baking pan and bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Prepare Glaze:

  • Start making the glaze the last 15 minutes before the cake is done baking. In a saucepan, bring the Coca Cola to a boil, over medium-high; continue to cook 12-15 minutes or until soda has been reduced to 1/2 a cup.
  • Stir in the butter, and cocoa until the butter has melted. Remove from heat, add vanilla and Confectioners’ Sugar and mix until smooth. Pour immediately over hot cake.

NUTRITION

Calories: 606kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 76g | Vitamin A: 770IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.7mg

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