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Louise Gill's Famous Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elaine Claiborne
Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
2/3 cup cocoa
1 cup buttermilk
2˝ cups flour
2 tsp. soda
˝ tsp salt
1 cup boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Cream the sugar and shortening slightly. Add eggs. Sift in cocoa. Add milk and mix. Add flour, soda and salt. Add water and mix.
Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake 45 min. at 350°.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Harold always loved Louise’s chocolate cake. He said it was “light as a feather”.

 

 

 

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