Red Devils Food Cake Recipe

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Red Devils Food Cake

Marcia Mann

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@msmann

My family's favorite recipe! I've made this cake since I started cooking when I was about 5!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
sour milk (add 1 tbls. vinegar to milk
2 oz
unsweetened, baking chocolate
1/2 c
boiling water

LEMON FROSTING

1 c
butter
1
egg yolk
2 c
confectioners sugar
lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
Cream together butter and sugar, add eggs and beat till nice and smooth. Sift dry ingredients together. Melt chocolate in the boiling water. Add dry ingredients alternately with the milk. When all blended add the melted chocolate. Pour into a 9X13 square pan or 2 - 9 inch layer pans and bake for about 25 minutes at 350.
2
Lemon Frosting
Beat butter till very creamy, add the egg yolk and beat in confectioners sugar a little at a time. Beat till light and fluffy and add lemon juice to taste and to make a good consistency. Add some lemon zest if you have a fresh lemon for more flavor!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes