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Red Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lura Brown
Added: Friday, May 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs, beaten well
1/2 c. sour cream
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. hot water
2 T. cocoa
1 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, beating well. Add sour cream, flour and salt. Beat well. Add 1/2 cup water with cocoa and 1/2 cup hot water with soda. Beat well. Bake in moderate oven (350) until done (about 25 minutes)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is one of the first cakes each of the "Brown Girls" learned to make.

 

 

 

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