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Soggy Devils Food Cake Recipe

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

Micki Branson
Added: Monday, July 27, 2009


1-˝ cups flour
1-cup sugar
1-teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons Hershey’s cocoa
1-cup cold water
5 tablespoons melted shortening
1-teaspoon vinegar
1-teaspoon vanilla

Mix all dry ingredients
Add vanilla and vinegar to the water
Pour half of the water mixture and half of the melted shortening alternately
Bake in a greased and floured 8x8 pan for 20 minutes in a 350 oven




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