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Two glorious pieces of chocolate cake with chocolate frosting!
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5 from 4 votes

Copycat Cracker Barrel Double Fudge Cake

I am a sucker for any chocolate cake, but this one takes the cake! 😉 This Cracker Barrel Double Fudge Cake is a keeper with a chocolate coca-cola cake topped with a chocolate pecan frosting!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Copycat Cracker Barrel Double Fudge Cake
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 985kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net


  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113g) butter
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (226g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 pound confectioners' sugar


Chocolate Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease and flour a 10x15-inch sheet cake pan.
  • In a medium sauce pan bring Coca-Cola, oil, butter, and cocoa to a boil.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the sugar, flour, and salt.
  • Pour the sugar mixture in the boiling liquid and beat well. Remove from heat.
  • Add the eggs, buttermilk, soda, and vanilla and stir well, until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 10x15-inch sheet cake pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes. Prepare frosting while cake is baking.


  • In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa, and heavy cream and heat until the butter melts.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients, and then spread over the hot cake. Cool and cut.



Calories: 985kcal