www.odlums.ie /recipes/chocolate-cola-cake/

What you need:

  • 350g/12 oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 300g/11 oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 heaped tablespoons Cocoa, sieved
  • Good pinch Odlums Bread Soda
  • 225g/8 oz Butter
  • 225ml/8 fl oz Cola
  • 125ml/4 fl oz Milk
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Goodall's Vanilla Essence

Topping

  • 125g/4 oz Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cola
  • 1½ heaped tablespoons Cocoa, sieved
  • 200g/9oz Icing Sugar

How to:

  1. Sieve flour, sugar, cocoa and bread soda into a bowl.
  2. Slowly melt butter in saucepan with the cola.
  3. In a jug, lightly beat together milk, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add the cola and milk mixtures to the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly but gently.
  5. Pour into a greased 24cm/9-10" loose base cake tin.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 1 hour approx.
  7. Place tin on a wire tray to cool for about 20 minutes.

Topping

  1. Put butter, cola and sieved cocoa into a saucepan and slowly melt the butter.
  2. Bring to the boil, then add in sieved icing sugar.
  3. Beat until smooth, then pour over cake while still warm.
  4. Allow to cool completely in the tin.
  5. When icing is cold, gently remove from tin.

Chocolate Cola Cake

Category

Cakes

Cook Time

Approx 1 hour

What you need:

  • 350g/12 oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 300g/11 oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 3 heaped tablespoons Cocoa, sieved
  • Good pinch Odlums Bread Soda
  • 225g/8 oz Butter
  • 225ml/8 fl oz Cola
  • 125ml/4 fl oz Milk
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Goodall's Vanilla Essence

Topping

  • 125g/4 oz Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cola
  • 1½ heaped tablespoons Cocoa, sieved
  • 200g/9oz Icing Sugar

How to:

  1. Sieve flour, sugar, cocoa and bread soda into a bowl.
  2. Slowly melt butter in saucepan with the cola.
  3. In a jug, lightly beat together milk, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Add the cola and milk mixtures to the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly but gently.
  5. Pour into a greased 24cm/9-10" loose base cake tin.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 1 hour approx.
  7. Place tin on a wire tray to cool for about 20 minutes.

Topping

  1. Put butter, cola and sieved cocoa into a saucepan and slowly melt the butter.
  2. Bring to the boil, then add in sieved icing sugar.
  3. Beat until smooth, then pour over cake while still warm.
  4. Allow to cool completely in the tin.
  5. When icing is cold, gently remove from tin.
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