Southerners love to cook with Coca-Cola. It’s a favorite ingredient that adds a bit of zing to our tried-and-true recipes. Whether we’re whipping up Coca-Cola baked beans, Coca-Cola sheet cake, or Slow Cooker Ribs with Coca-Cola, the bubbly drink serves as the shining star. And, this Coca-Cola Glaze is no exception. Made with a combination of butter, cocoa, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, this sinfully sweet sauce deserves a spot atop your favorite dessert. Syrupy chocolate beautifully combines with acidic Coke to create a delectable glaze that’s sure to upgrade your classic dessert choices. Drizzle on a Georgia peanut pie or chocolate sheet cake to make your taste buds soar. It only takes 7 minutes to whip up, so give the Coca-Cola glaze a try at your next dinner party, family potluck, or summer cookout.
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/3 cup cola soft drink, such as Coca-Cola
3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
How to Make It
Combine butter, cocoa, cola, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a medium saucepan and cook, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes.