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 3Tbs. cocoa 1Tbs. baking soda ½ cup buttermilk 2 eggs 1tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup butter 3Tbs. cocoa 6Tbs. Coca-Cola 1 box (16-ounces) confectioners’ sugar 1Tsp. 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!