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Black Devil’s Food Cake

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Thanks to applesauce and fat-free buttermilk, this delicious chocolate cake is much lower in fat than traditional ones. Coffee helps to boost the flavor of the chocolate.


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Up to 20 in the sheet pan or 12 in the round pans
10 Min
35 Min


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2 c
all-purpose flour, plus flour for dusting pan
1 3/4 c
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Tbsp
baking soda
2/3 c
unsweetened applesauce
1 c
fat free buttermilk
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 large
1 c
strong coffee

How to Make Black Devil’s Food Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 13x9x2 inch pan or 2 9 inch round pans with vegetable oil spray. Dust with flour; shake off excess.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking soda. Whisk in applesauce, buttermilk, eggs and vegetable oil.
  • 3In a small saucepan, bring coffee to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir gently into batter. Mixture will be soupy. Pour into pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or let cool completely.
  • 4The cooled cake may be frosted as and if you desire.

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About Black Devil’s Food Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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