Monday, January 28, 2008

Dr. Pepper Cake


1 cup butter, melted
1 cup Dr. Pepper Soda
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
Dr. Pepper Icing
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup Dr. Pepper
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
16 ounces confectioner's sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans

Cake Instructions:
In a small sauce pot heat butter, cocoa powder and Dr. Pepper. Mix well and set aside.
Cream eggs, sugar and butter, milk and baking soda. Add flour and cinnamon alternately with Dr. Pepper mixture, then vanilla extract.
Pour into greased and flour 9X12 or large spring form pan and bake at 350 degrees.
Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or insert a toothpick into the center of the cake if it comes out clean the cake is done.
Ice with Dr Pepper Icing.

Dr. Pepper Icing Instructions: Heat butter, cocoa and Dr. Pepper and blend well. Stir in other ingredients. Mix thoroughly and ice cake.

Serving Size : 12

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