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Devils Food Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Devils Food Cake, by , is from McCan Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbara McCan
Added: Tuesday, September 9, 2008


2 cups sugar,
1/2 lb. butter ( soft),
4 eggs - separated,
2 1/2 cups of cake flour,
4 Tbsp. Bakers cocoa,
1/2 tsp. baking soda,
1 cup sour milk,
1 tsp. vanilla,
(2 Tbsp. vinegar in 1 cup of milk is sour milk).

Cream butter. Add sugar and beat well. Add 4 egg yolks and beat well. Add flour which has been sifted with cocoa and salt alternately with sour milk which soda has been added and the vanilla. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Bake 350 oven.
2 - 9" layers 25 min or until done.
9x12 or 12" pan 40 to 45 min.
Test with toothpick.




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