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Devil's Food Cake

Devil's Food Cake

Devil's Food Cake

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 12 Servings

A rich, tasty chocolate cake.

Ingredients

  • 23 c. shortening
  • 23 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 23 c. Original Molasses
  • 3 squares bitter chocolate
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ c. sour milk
  • 1 ½ c. enriched flour (sifted)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375F. Mix first five ingredients.
  2. Stir in molasses.
  3. Melt chocolate over hot water; add shortening-sugar mixture.
  4. Beat in eggs. Add sour milk alternately with flour (about 1/3 of each at a time).
  5. Bake 25 minutes or until done in 2 well-greased, lightly floured, round 8-inch layer cake pans.
  6. Cool; frost as desired.