Coca Cola is a favorite soda that has been available for years. The sweet, tart and caramel flavor does not compare with any other soft drink on the market. This summer discover how you can also create great treats by adding Coca Cola to make delicious foods. These 3 recipes are great for parties, summer cook outs, or a family night of fun.
Chinese Chicken Wings
2 pounds chicken wings
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons sherry or rice wine
3/4 cup Coca-Cola
1/4 cup chopped onions
Place wings in a large bowl and coat with half of the soy sauce. Marinate for 10 to 15 minutes at room temperature.
Transfer to a heated wok set on medium-high heat. Cook for 3 minutes on each side. Pour in the remaining ingredients and turn down heat to a simmer. Continue to cook for about 20 minutes, uncovered, until the liquid turns into a glaze.
Remove from wok and serve.
1 3-ounce package cherry gelatin
1 3-ounce package strawberry gelatin
1 16.5-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (save juice)
1 3-ounce package cream cheese
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups Coca-Cola
Add water to pineapple juice to made 1 1/2 cups and heat. Pour over gelatin, stirring until dissolved. Cool. Mix pineapple, cheese, and nuts. Add to gelatin mixture and blend well. Add Coca Cola and blend again. Chill until firm.
Coca-Cola Chocolate Cake
12 to 16 Servings
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1 1/3 cup mini marshmallows
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup Coca-Cola
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 raw eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup Coca-Cola
3 tablespoons cocoa
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla
3/4 cup chopped pecans
Starting with the cake, combine the flour and baking soda in a large bowl. Add the sugar and stir.
Bring a medium saucepan, with 1 cup butter and marshmallows to medium heat, melting all. Remove from heat and stir in cocoa. Set aside.
Next, add Coca-Cola, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla to these dry ingredients and stir until combined.
Slowly add the butter, marshmallow and cocoa mixture. Stir until creamy.
Pour into a greased 9X13 pan and bake at 350-degrees F for 35 minutes or until cake is set.
For icing, combine butter, Coca-Cola, and cocoa in a medium saucepan, heat just under boiling. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and sugar.
Pour over warm cake and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
Who knew that this great tasting beverage could also deliver such a scrumptious meal? You can also use on steaks, ribs, or chicken breasts for a nice variety in a main meal.