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Devil's Food Cake Recipe

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1 cups brown sugar
cup shortening

3 tsp. cocoa in cup boiling water

2 eggs (yolks first, whites well-beaten last)
cup sweet milk

2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar

1 tsp. vanilla
pinch of salt

Combine cocoa and boiling water to dissolve. Separate the yolks from the egg whites. Beat the egg whites.

Cream shortening, brown sugar and eggs--adding the yolks first and then the well-beaten egg whites. Add cup sweet milk (whole milk). Sift the dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture by alternating with the cocoa mixture. Add 1 tsp vanilla.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes




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