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Foodporn Friday: Chocolate cola cake

I found this on Pinterest and was intrigued. I dont like Coke but I could see how its syrupy sweetness would work well in a cake/dessert.

We got up early on Sunday and started baking. All was going well until I realised the cake was in the oven and I hadn’t read the recipe properly and had left out the eggs.

When the eggless version came out of the oven I gave it a try and it was really good! It’s dense and sweet and the cinnamon works beautifully with the coke and chocolate. I didn’t bother glazing it because we had the “real” one in the oven and it tasted great without.

When the real version came out I wasn’t sure which I preferred! This one is a little too dense and syrupy and I’d probably eat it as a pudding with some cream or vanilla ice-cream rather than as a cake.

Enjoy!

You’ll need:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup coca-cola
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coca cola
  • 4 cups icing sugar

Full recipe here: Confessions of a chocaholic

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9 thoughts on “Foodporn Friday: Chocolate cola cake

  1. Oh I love the sound of this! Might try it tonight.

  2. Sounds delicious!

  3. Mark Johnson on said:

    The pic of Belle in her PJs beats any chocolate cake.

    xxx

  4. You know I love the sound of this cake and will be making it shortly but I have to say I think I am more in awe of your scales!!! I would love some kitchen scales like that πŸ™‚

  5. it sounds DELISH T!!! lol @ forgetting the eggs. I’ve done that myself at times πŸ™‚

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