Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Coca Cola Cupcake Recipe

Part One• 1 cup coca cola or other cola drink• 1/2 cup butter• 1/2 cup vegetable oil• 1/4 cup powdered cocoa• 22 large marshmallows
Part two• 2 cups all purpose flour• 2 cups sugar• 1 teaspoon baking soda• 1 teaspoon vanilla• 1 cup buttermilk• 2 large eggs, beaten

Coca Cola Cupcake Recipe Directions
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners. These cupcakes work best with the silver metallic liners.
Part one
In a small saucepan mix cola, butter, vegetable oil and cocoa. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and add marshmallows. Place lid on saucepan and leave until marshmallows begin to melt. Stir well.
Part two
Mix flour, sugar, and baking soda in a large mixing bowl. Add buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla. Mix well.
Combine Part One and Part Two in the mixing bowl. Spoon cupcake batter into cupcake pan liners until they are 1/2 to 2/3 full.
Bake at 325 degrees for approximately 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Coca Cola Frosting
• 1/4 cup powdered cocoa• 6 tablespoons coca cola or other cola• 1/2 cup butter• 3 and 3/4 cup powdered sugar (one 1 lb box)• 1 cup chopped pecans• 1 teaspoon vanilla
Coca Cola Frosting Directions
In a medium saucepan, mix together cocoa, cola, and butter. Heat over medium heat until melted then bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, pecans and vanilla. Stir until blended well.
Let frosting cool until stiff enough to frost cupcakes. I've been know to eat the leftover frosting with a spoon!

Frosting Tip:
This frosting can be used to fill cupcakes if you work quickly. You can fill a pastry bag with the warm frosting and fill your cupcakes. Extra yummy!

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