Soft melting marshmallows blend with toasty pecans and chocolate to create a sure crowd-pleaser.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
bake:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Cocoa-Cola Frosting:

Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan. In large bowl, stir together flour and granulated sugar. Set aside.

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  • In medium saucepan, combine butter, cola, and cocoa powder. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Pour over flour mixture. Add eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in marshmallows. Pour into prepared baking pan.

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.

  • Spread Cocoa-Cola Frosting over cake. Sprinkle with pecans.

Cocoa-Cola Frosting:
  • In medium bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Slowly add 2 cups powdered sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder, beating until combined. Add cola, beating until combined. Gradually beat in 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar until combined. If necessary, beat in enough additional cola, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make frosting easy to spread.

Nutrition Facts

603 calories; fat 26g; cholesterol 93mg; saturated fat 11g; carbohydrates 91g; mono fat 12g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 72g; protein 5g; sodium 292mg.
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