Molly's Secret Chocolate Cake

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“This is such a good recipe for a moist and delicious chocolate cake. no one would even guess the secret ingedient. the icing is great as well. hop eyou enjoy it.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preparation (cake):
  2. place in a sauce pan, butter, coke, semi sweet baking square and bring to a boil.
  3. remove from heat and add marshmallows and stir until all is blended and the marshmallows are melted.
  4. set aside to cool enough to room temperature.
  5. in a mixing bowl, blend the shortening, oil, vanilla and sugar until fluffy.
  6. add eggs and buttermilk and beat until smooth.
  7. mix flour with baking soda, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
  8. add half of the flour mixture to shortening, egg mixture and beat.
  9. scrape bowl time to time to clean the sides off so ingredients are blended in batter.
  10. add cooled cocoa cola mixtue and beat.
  11. add remainder of flour and beat until completely smooth, about 3-4 minutes.
  12. batter will be thick.
  13. place batter into a 13" x 9" x 2" oiled and floured baking pan.
  14. set pan on top shelf in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 35-40 minutes.
  15. check for completed baking time with a toothpick.
  16. if the toothpick comes out clean by sticking it in the middle of the cake, it's time to come out of the oven and cool.
  17. let the cake cool for about 20-30 minutes before frosting, otherwise the frosting will melt.
  18. preparation (frosting):
  19. cream butter.
  20. add cocoa, vanilla, hershey's syrup, and cocoa cola.
  21. beat until smooth.
  22. add powder sugar a little at a time and beat constantly.
  23. scrape the sides of bowl time to time to get all ingredients into the frosting.
  24. if the frosting seams a little dry, add a little more cocoa cola and beat well.
  25. frost cake and serve with vanilla ice cream and enjoy.

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