You Can Easily Copy Cracker Barrel’s Delicious Coke Cake Right In Your Own Kitchen

Copycat Cracker Barrel Coke Cake is one of the most delicious chocolate cakes you will ever make. It’s fluffy and moist and you top it with smooth, creamy frosting that makes it hard to resist eating the whole pan. If you love rich chocolate cake, then you’re going to love this recipe!

barrel coke cake



  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk (or 1/2 cup Milk and 1 tsp Lemon Juice)
  • 2 tsp Vanilla


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate Syrup
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


Grease and flour a 13×9 cake pan.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a saucepan, bring 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup Coke, and oil to a boil.

Combine flour and sugar. Add to saucepan and beat.

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Remove from heat.

Add remaining cake ingredients. Mix well and pour into prepared pan.

barrel coke cake

Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cream butter and 1/2 cup cocoa in a large bowl.

Add in 1/4 cup Coke, chocolate syrup, and 1 tsp vanilla.

Beat in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time, scraping down the sides frequently.

barrel coke cake

If frosting is too dry, add a little Coke to thin.

Frost the cake while it is still warm.

barrel coke cake

Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream. Enjoy!


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