red devils food cake

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By Marcia Mann
from Langtry, TX

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For red devils food cake

  • 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

How To Make red devils food cake

  • 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!

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