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Grandma Meyer's Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary (Moenning) Musholt
Added: Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup water
2 tsp. baking soda.
Mix and let stand until rest is mixed.

1-3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup sour milk
2-1/2 cup flour
2 eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs and beat well. Sift dry ingredients together. Add alternately with sour milk. Stir in cocoa mix.

Bake 350 till tester comes out clean.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was passed on to me from my mom (Carrie Meyer Neisen). It was from Grandma (Schutte) Meyer. I used to make it a lot when my kids were little. Very tasty!!

 

 

 

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