Hot Water Devils Food Cake

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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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Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Hot Water Devils Food Cake

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.

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About Hot Water Devils Food Cake

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




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