Pecan and Cola Chocolate Cake

    Pecan and Cola Chocolate Cake

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    About this recipe: This is a great cake for all the cola fans out there. A cola flavoured chocolate cake is spread with a dreamy cola and pecan topping. Enjoy for dessert or with a cuppa.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 20x30cm cake

    • For the Cake
    • 250g plain flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 225g butter
    • 75g mini marshmallows
    • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 250ml cola-flavoured fizzy drink
    • 125ml buttermilk
    • For the Topping
    • 110g butter
    • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 6 tablespoons cola-flavoured fizzy drink
    • 475g icing sugar
    • 110g chopped pecans

    Method
    Prep:1day6hr  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1day7hr40min 

    1. Combine flour and caster sugar in mixing bowl. Bring 225g butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa and 250ml cola to the boil. Pour over the flour and sugar and mix thoroughly.
    2. Add buttermilk, eggs, bicarbonate of soda, vanilla and marshmallows and mix well.
    3. Bake in a prepared 20x30cm tin for 40 minutes at 180 C / Gas 4.
    4. Meanwhile, combine 110g butter, 2 tablespoons cocoa and 6 tablespoons cola and heat to boiling. Pour over 475g icing sugar and mix well. Mix in chopped nuts and spread over hot cake.

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