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Grandma Gretchen's Quick Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Weber
Added: Saturday, September 15, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tbsp. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 c. cocoa, dissolved in boiling water, finish cup with sour milk (the sourer the milk, the better)
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
Pinch salt
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ingredients well and add vanilla last. Bake in medium oven (350 degrees) in 2 layers or loaf pan. Use toothpick test for doneness

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was used in a cookbook created by the Methodist Church located in Walker, Missouri and was dated 1950. Grandma Gretchen baked this cake often and seldom heard complaints

 

 

 

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