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Devils Food Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
JoAnn Sampson

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs well beaten
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup sour milk
1 tsp soda
2 cups flour (sifted)
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar and add eggs. Mix cocoa, boiling water and add to mixture. Add remaining ingredients.

Place in pan and cook about 1 hour at 350.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mom got this recipe from her mom - so kids do the math - this is a recipe from your great grandma! Some of the information like the bake time might have changed over the years - so keep an eye on the cake while baking to check for doneness.

 

 

 

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