Cola Cake

I ran out of pumpkin pie, so I made a cola cake. You didn’t want me to go without dessert, did you?

2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup cooking oil
1/2 cup butter
1 cup cola
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
Frosting:
1/2 cup butter
4 tablespoons cream
2 tablespoons cola
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar

In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, brown sugar, and cocoa.

Add oil, butter, buttermilk, and vanilla; then mix for 3 minutes.

Add cola and mix.

Pour into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan.

Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Remove when a toothpick comes out clean

Let cool for 30 minutes.

In a clean bowl, sift powdered sugar with cocoa powder.

Whip butter and vanilla until smooth.

Add cream and mix for 2 minutes.

Add 2 cups powdered sugar mixture and mix until incorporated.

Add cola and mix for one minute.

Add remaining powdered sugar and mix for 3 minutes.

Frost cake.

Serve.

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