Retro Coca-Cola Cake   


2 cups sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups small marshmallows
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup Coca-Cola®
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vannila extract

1/2 cup butter
3 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons Coca-Cola
1 box (16 ounces) confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, sift sugar and flour. Add marshmallows. In saucepan,mix butter, oil, cocoa, and Coca-cola. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients; blend well.Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk just before adding to batter along with eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well. Pour into a well-greased 9"x13" pan and bake 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven and frost immediately. To make frosting, combine butter, cocoa and Coca-cola in a saucepan. Bring to boil and pour over confectioners' sugar, blending well. Add vanilla extract and pecans. Spread over hot cake. When cool, cut into squares and serve.