Coca-Cola cake

Just a few months ago, I visited the US. And besides all the sightseeing and fun things I did, I loved trying out all the local foods and delicacies.
So when I found this recipe online the other day, I just had to try it out.

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This Chocolate Coca-Cola cake is supposed to be a southern delicacy and one thing is for sure, it definitely is delicious!

What you need to do:

Preheat the oven to 350.
In a bowl mix
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2tsp salt
1tsp baking powder
1/2tsp cinnamon

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Next, use a nice saucepan to mix the following ingredients over medium high heat. Stir it up well until it boils. it should get a hot coco look and smell.
1 cup butter
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup coca-cola
1/2 cup buttermilk

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When it boils, take it off the heat and pour into the flour mix. Whisk until it becomes a smooth mixture.

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Then add and mix good:
2 eggs
1tsp vanilla extract

Grease up your baking tin. I like to use a stick of butter for this. For this cake I used a brownie tin. When greased up, pour in the mixture.

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You can put your cake in the oven now. Bake for about 35/40 min. If necessary leave a little longer under strict supervision. Toothpick should come out clean.

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When your cake is almost ready, you can make the glaze. Mix the following ingredients:
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup Coca-Cola

When it boils, remove from heat and slowly mix in 4 cups of confectioners’ sugar until you get a nice smooth glaze.

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When you get your cake out of the oven, pour the glaze right over the top of the hot cake!
You have to let it set and cool for a few minutes before you dig in 😉
Eat it warm or cold, I bet you’ll enjoy it ether way. If you’d like you can heat it up in the microwave when you want to eat it the next day.

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Mine came out De-li-cious! Hope you enjoy it too!

 

 

Where I got my inspiration: http://mayflaum.com/2011/06/08/the-chocolate-cola-cake/

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