Coca-Cola Cake & Frosting

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans.

Into a large electric mixer bowl, sift together the sifted flour, baking soda, salt, sugar and cocoa. At low speed, add the shortening, buttermilk and Coca-Cola, and mix for 2 minutes, scraping sides of bowl as needed.

Add the egg and egg yolks, and continue to beat for 2 minutes.

Pour batter into prepared cake pans. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool and frost with Coca-Cola Frosting or frosting of your choice.

Coca-Cola Frosting

  • 2 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup light Karo© syrup
  • 1/3 cup Coca-Cola©
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Combine all ingredients in top of double boiler. Cook over rapidly boiling water, beating continuously with a portable electric mixer, until mixture stands in peaks. Remove from heat, and continue beating until thick enough for spreading.

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Note: Do not use Diet Coke for this recipe, please. If you're trying to cut calories, this isn't the place to do it.

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