Grandma's Devil's Food Cake
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- 13/4 c
- sifted cake flour
- 1/2 tsp
- 1 tsp
- baking soda
- 1/2 c
- 2 large
- eggs, at room temperature
- 4 oz
- melted chocolate squares, unsweet
- 1 tsp
- pure vanilla extract
- 1 c
1Sift flour, salt, and baking soda together.
2Cream shortening/butter and add sugar gradually. Cream until light and fluffy.
3Add eggs, beat well; add melted chocolate and vanilla and beat until thoroughly combined.
4Alternately add buttermilk with flour mixture. Beat until smooth.
5Divide batter evenly between 2 eight inch, greased and floured cake pans, (I like to dust my pans with unsweetened cocoa powder).
6Bake at 375 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes or until tests done with toothpick.
7Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Then remove from pans and cool on wire racks until completely cooled. Frost with your favorite frosting. My favorites are: Seven minute frosting or Fudge Frosting.