Things Go Better with Coke
Coca-Cola Ham

1 whole ham, scored
1 cup brown sugar
1 can pineapple chunks
1 jar candied cherries
1 liter of Coke

Pat fat side with 1/2 cup brown sugar
Place chunks of pineapple and whole candied cherries,
alternately, in the scored areas
Pour Coke over ham slowly
Sprinkle remaining brown sugar over ham
Bake at 325 degrees
Southern Belle Salad

1 16 ounce can dark pitted cherries
1 3-ounce package cherry gelatin
1 cup Coke
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 3-ounce package cream cheese (low fat's okay)
1/2 cup cut up walnuts

Drain, but save, juice from cherries
Bring 3/4 cup of juice to boiling, add gelatin, stir until
dissolved, stir in coke and lemon juice
Chill until gelatin mounds slightly, cut cream cheese into very
small pieces
Fold cream cheese, nuts and whole cherries into gelatin
Spoon into 6 individual molds
Chill until firm
Easy Low-Fat Cola Cake

1 box of regular or low-fat cake mix (chocolate, white or
cherry mix)
1 12-ounce can of diet or regular Coke

Mix per directions on box, substituting Coke for water
Bake as directed


Mix together an 8-ounce tub of low-fat Cool Whip and 1
package sugar-free, fat-free pudding mix.
Barbecue Sauce

2 medium onions
3/4 cup Coke
3/4 cup catsup
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Shred or blender chop onions, combine all ingredients and
bring to a boil, cover pan, reduce heat and simmer 45
minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thick.
Coca-Cola Cake

2 cups plain unsifted flour
2 cups sugar
2 sticks margarine
1 cup Coca-Cola
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 beaten eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons cocoa

Combine flour and sugar. Heat margarine, Coke and cocoa to
boiling point; pour over flour mixture.  Mix baking soda into
milk, then add this, the eggs and vanilla to the batter.  
Bake in greased 9x13 pan at 350 degrees for 30 - 35
minutes.   Make frosting while cake is baking.


1 stick butter
6 tablespoons Coca-Cola
1 lb. powdered sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup chopped nuts

Combine butter, Coke and cocoa to boiling point.  Pour over
sugar and mix well, then stir in nuts.  Pour over hot cake
and spread.