Posted: Jul 09, 2012 1:00 PM
Love a rich chocolate cake? This recipe is a family favorite and satisfies your sweet tooth. “I love this Coca-Cola cake. It is so rich and decadent… you need to drink a lot of milk with it.” - Faith Hill

Faith HillCoca-cola cake


  • 2 cups unsifted flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. Sift the flour and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Heat the butter, cocoa and Coca-Cola in a saucepan to boiling point.
  3. Pour the hot mixture over the flour/sugar mixture.
  4. Add the buttermilk, baking soda, eggs, vanilla and marshmallows. (Batter will be thin and marshmallows will float to the top.)
  5. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Ice cake while it is still hot.



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons Coca-Cola
  • 16 ounces confectioners sugar


  1. Combine all of the ingredients and heat to boiling.
  2. Pour over the cake while it is still hot.

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Recipe reprinted by permission from Loukoumi’s Celebrity Cookbook Featuring Favorite Childhood Recipes by Over 50 Celebrities by Nick Katsoris. Copyright (c) 2011 by NK Publications, Inc.

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