Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Day of the Dead Chocolate Coca Cola Cupcakes

What a mess.
A BIG mess.
But, no one could pull this off better than we could ~
~ and no one would even dare.
Day of the Dead Chocolate Coca Cola Cupcakes

(This Coke Cake recipe was contributed by Lee Avery Catts to “Atlanta Cooknotes” and was published by The Junior League of Atlanta.)
2 cups sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup Coca-Cola
1 ½ cup small marshmallows
½ cup butter or margarine
½ cup vegetable oil
3 Tbs. cocoa
1 Tbs. baking soda
½ cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ cup butter
3 Tbs. cocoa
6 Tbs. Coca-Cola
1 box (16-ounces) confectioners’ sugar
1 Tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, sift the sugar and flour. Add marshmallows. In a saucepan, mix the butter, oil, cocoa and Coca-Cola. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients; blend well. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk just before adding to batter along with eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well. Pour into a muffin liners in a muffin pan and bake 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven and frost immediately.**
To make frosting, combine the 1/2 cup butter, 3 tablespoons cocoa and 6 tablespoons of Coca-Cola in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over confectioners’ sugar, blending well. Add vanilla extract and pecans. Spread over hot cupcakes.
**If your cupcakes fall, fill the center with a double stuffed Oreo cookie for a sweet surprise!


  1. Well I really wanted to do something in the spare time I had back at the weekend. Came by this interesting recipe of yours and then I made some of them for the children.