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Red Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Roberta Schell Smith
Added: Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c margarine
2 c sugar
2 eggs
3 c flour
1 c buttermilk or
1 T vinegar and enough milk to equal 1 c
1/2 c boiling water
2 T cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream margarine and sugar until well blended. Add eggs one at a time. Alternately add flour and buttermilk starting and ending with the flour. Add Cocoa mix to boiling. Then add baking soda to this mixture. Be careful as this will expand greatly. Add cocoa mixture to batter. Add vanilla. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan ( or 2 - 9 inch pans). Bake in 350 degree oven fo 25 - 30 minutes. Let cake cool. Then frost cake with Caramel Icing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bobbie copied this recipe from the Estate Stove Recipe Book and served it often at family holiday gatherings. Any of the caramel icing recipes in this book will work, but Bobbie uses Louise's Caramel Icing which can't be beat.

 

 

 

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