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Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Deja
Added: Monday, May 4, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup milk
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup white sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs,
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla,
2 cups sifted cake flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.F (180C) Heat milk in a small pan until bubbles begin
to appear around the edges. Remove from heat. Mix cocoa and
white sugar together in a small bowl and slowly beat in warm milk.
Let cool. Cream the butter with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs,
sour cream and vanilla. Add cocoa mixture. Mix remaining dry
ingredients together and gently blend into butter mixture. Don't
overbeat. Turn into two well greased and floured 9 inch layer cake
pans, and bake 25 to 30 minutes, until cake shrinks slightly from
the sides of pans and springs back when touched in teh center.
Cool on a rack for a few minutes then turn out. Wait until cool
before frosting.

 

 

 

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