From the June 2016 Our State Magazine by Sherry Castle.
Well, now you don't have to just drink your soda (pop is called soda or soft drink here in N.C.), but you can have it in your cake.
PEPSI AND PEANUTS FUDGE CAKE
In 1893, Caleb Bradham created a soft drink in New Bern, N.C. which became an overnight sensation. yet he aimed for his drink to not only be a refreshment, but also a tonic for indigestion.
he named his new drink Pepsi-Cola and gave it the slogan "Exhilarating, Invigorating, Aids Digestion." Later, he shortened it to "Drink Pepsi-Cola. It Will Satisfy You."
The recipe calls for two cups of Pepsi-Cola (not diet).
A Real Case of Having Your Pop and Eating It Too. --RoadDog