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The South's favorite drink is a key ingredient in this moist Peanut-Cola Cake.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2012

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Iain Bagwell; Styling: Annette Joseph

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cola and buttermilk in a 2-cup measuring cup.

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  • Beat butter at low speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat at low speed just until blended.

  • Combine flour and next 2 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add to butter mixture alternately with cola mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition. Pour batter into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, prepare Peanut Butter Frosting. Pour over warm cake. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

Chef's Notes

Total time includes frosting.

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