Eggless coca-cola cake

I came across this recipe on Mela’s website well the link was there and I clicked on it and hey presto I had the recipe for this cake.

I was really stoked to try it out. I have never in my life had a coke cake.

The cake was delicious and I decorated it with white fondant bows.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 200grams x margarine
  • 45ml x sugar
  • 2 cans x condensed milk
  • 60ml x cold water
  • 450g x cake flour
  • 20ml x baking powder
  • 10ml x bicarbonate of soda
  • 75ml x cocoa powder
  • 500 ml coke, at room temperature

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Grease and line 3x 20cm round cake tins.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Pour the condensed milk into the creamed mixture
  • and the 60ml cold water.
  • Pour the water into the mixing bowl and continue beating.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder and add this to the creamed condensed milk mixture.
  • Continue beating and then add the coca cola to the mixture.
  • Beat until the ingredients are well combined.
  • Spoon the mixture into the baking tins and bake for 40 minutes or until the cake pulls away from the sides of the tin – a skewer should come out clean when they cake is tested.
  • Leave the cakes to stand for a few minutes and then turn them out onto a wire rack.
  • Leave to cool.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 200g margarine
  • 400g sifted Spar icing sugar
  • 90g cocoa powder
  • 2 x 230g tubs cream cheese
  • 60ml fresh cream

Method:

  • Cream the butter until light in colour and gradually add the icing sugar.
  • Sift the cocoa into the creamed butter and continue beating.
  • Add the cream cheese and cream the mixture until the ingredients are combined.
  • Pour the fresh cream into the frosting and beat for a few seconds until light and fluffy.