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Devil's Food cake Recipe

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1/2 cup butter
1 + 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour milk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups flour
1 tsp. vanilla
2 squares chocolate (or 6 tbsps. cocoa)
1/2 cup boiling water

Cream the butter and sugar.
Add the well beaten eggs and sour milk into which the baking soda has been dissolved).
Now add the flour and vanilla.

Melt the chocolate + stir it into the boiling water.
When the mixture is smooth, stir it into the cake batter.

Bake in two layers and put together with cream filling.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Chocolate cream filling: Boil the sugar, water + chocolate together for 10 minutes.
1 cup sugar Add the corn starch which has been dissolved in a little cold water.
1 cup water Add the butter and boil until the starch is cooked.
2 squares chocolate Add the vanilla and spread before it cools.
3 tsps. corn starch
1 tsp butter
vanilla to flavor




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