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Black Devils Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Katherine Netzel
Added: Saturday, September 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup hot water
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Mix cocoa and hot water. Sift the dry ingredients together. Blend shortening, sugar, vanilla and eggs till creamy, add cocoa mixture and flour mixture alternately, starting and ending with dry ingredients. Beat only enough to blend. Bake 35 min at 350 F.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 8" round or 9x13
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Keith's Birthday cake every year till he wasn't supposed to eat cake any more. Easy and very good.

 

 

 

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