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Devil's Food Cake

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

An all time favorite, Devil's Food Cake topped with a fluffy frosting makes any occasion special.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1/2 c
shortening
1 3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3
eggs, separated
2 1/2 c
sifted cake flour
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 1/3 c
cold water

How to Make Devil's Food Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream shortening and 1 cup of the sugar till light.
    Add vanilla and egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each.
  • 2Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with cold water, beating after each addition.
  • 3Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 3/4 cup of sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • 4Fold into batter; blend well
  • 5Bake in 2 greased and lightly floured 9 x 1 1/2 inch round baking pans, at 350 F for about 30 to 35 minutes.
    Fill and frost

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About Devil's Food Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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