Hot Water Devils Food Cake

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

This recipe was used for over 50 years by a German friend. Got lucky enough to have it passed to me.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
cocoa
2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 c
sifted flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda (mixed with buttermilk)
3/4 c
buttermilk
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
hot water
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together shortening, cocoa, sugar and eggs.
2
add flour, salt, buttermilk with soda, and baking powder. Mix well; then add 1 cup hot water and 1 teaspoon vanilla. This is a soft batter. Bake in two 8 inch layers pays well greased and floured or in a sheet cake. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtag: #Devils Food