COCOA COLA CAKE

Recipe Name: COCOA COLA CAKE
Category: CAKES
Serves: 12

SOURCE	KIM KEEFER   (MERCERSBURG, PA.)                           

2 CUP FLOUR
2 CUP SUGAR
2 STICKS MARGARINE
1 CUP COCOA COLA
1/2 CUP BUTTERMILK
3 Tblsp COCOA
2 EGGS, BEATEN
1 Tsp. BAKING SODA
1 Tsp. VANILLA
1 1/2 CUP MINATURE MARSHMELLOWS

COMBINE FLOUR AND SUGAR IN MIXING BOWL.
HEAT BUTTER ,COCOA COLA AND COCOA TO BOILING. THEN POUR OVER FLOUR MIXTURE AND MIX TOGETHER THOROUGHLY.
ADD BUTTERMILK (I USE REGULAR MILK WITH A SPLASH OF VINEGAR ADDED TO IT.DO THIS WHEN YOU START AND LET IT SIT UNTIL READY TO ADD.) , EGGS, BAKING SODA AND VANILLA. MIX THOROUGHLY.
STIR IN MARSHMALLOWS.

POUR INTO A GREASED AND FLOURED 9X13 PAN

BAKE 350 FOR 30-35 MINUTES.

ICE CAKE WHILE HOT!

ICING:
COMBINE 1/2 CUP BUTTER OR MARGARINE, 3 TBL.COCOA AND 6 TBL COCOA COLA. HEAT TO BOILING. POUR OVER 1 1LB BOX OF POWDERED SUGAR AND BEAT WELL. ADD 1 CUP CHOPPED NUTS (OPTIONAL)