Cocoa-Cola Cake

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Recipe by Alan in SW Florida

Children, of all ages, always want seconds, even thirds, of this old-fashioned sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, granulated sugar, and baking soda; set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring cola, butter or margarine, and cocoa to boiling over medium heat. Add the hot mixture to the flour mixture; stir until just combined. Add eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla; stir until combined. Gently stir in marshmallows. (They will float to the top.).
  4. Pour the cake batter into a greased and floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in the 350 degree oven about 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Transfer cake in pan to a wire rack. Immediately spread Cocoa Topping over cake. Thoroughly cool cake on rack. Cut into squares to serve.
  6. Cocoa Topping: In a medium saucepan, bring butter or margarine, cocoa, and cola to boiling. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix with a wire whisk until combined. Stir in chopped nuts.

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