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Aunt Marie's Red Devil's Food Cake & Filling Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Marie's Red Devil's Food Cake & Filling, by , is from The Seigel Family Cookbook Project July 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Claire Trapp
Added: Wednesday, July 8, 2009


1/2 c butter
1 1/2 c sugar
2 c flour
2 eggs
1 tsp salt
2 T cocoa
1 c sour milk
1/4 c boiling water
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

1 1/4 c water
2/3 c sugar
1 T cocoa
1 T vanilla
1 T cornstarch

For cake, cream butter, sugar & eggs together. Dissolve cocoa in boiling water. Add sour milk, flour, soda, vanilla & salt. Bake at 350 in 2 9" pans.

For filling, cook until thick, put between layers of cake. Frost with white buttercream icing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a shortcut, you can use a commercial cake mix. The filling is what makes the cake special.




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