Dr. Pepper in Your Cake Batter? Why You Need to Try ItHilary Deutsch
December 14, 2017
Jonathan and Justin Fox may be best known for their pulled pork, jalapeño–cheddar sausage, and juicy beef brisket at their Atlanta-based Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, but they also make some mean desserts. Take this Dr. Pepper–Oatmeal Spice Cake served at their most recent Beard House dinner. The brothers rehydrate rolled oats in cherry- and vanilla-scented Dr. Pepper, then fold them into a batter spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. With a blanket of vanilla whipped cream in between the two layers, this fluffy cake is bumped up a notch with cream cheese frosting, toasted coconut flakes, and a drizzle of Mexican chocolate ganache. Make it at home.
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