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Devil's food cake

I make this chocolate cake and then for the frosting I use Duncan Hines chocolate frosting and and 1 tsp brewed coffee to given it more flavor. Other times I use Duncan Hines sour cream frosting.

  • Hands-On Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Servings:
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 11/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 cup sweet mil or sour milk
  • 2 squares chocolate , melted each square is one ounce
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Baking Instructions

  1. Cream the shortening and add the sugar gradually
  2. Add the well beaten eggs
  3. Sift the flour once before measuring
  4. Sift the flours, salt and soda together
  5. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the mil
  6. Add the melted chocolate
  7. Add the vanilla
  8. Mix well and pour into well greased and floured loaf suare pan or two layer cake pans.
  9. Bake 35 minutes for layer pans and /or 45 minutes for loaf pan
  10. Bake at 350 degrees F.
  11. Size of pan is one 9-inch suare pan or two 8-inch layer cake pans

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Tips

Significantly reduce fat in cakes

Significantly reduce fat in cakes

I substitute plain, unsweetened applesauce for all the oil called for in all cake mix applications.


Devil's Food Cake Surprise!

Devil's Food Cake Surprise!

Change the following ingredients, instead of the ones written on the box of the Devil's Food Cake box. It will just make it a more elaborate and moister cake, for a change!! 1c sour cream 1 pkg instant chocolate pudding and pie filling 1/2 c oil 1/2 c water 4 eggs 12 oz. chocolate chips Mix all together including cake mix and bake at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick put in center comes out clean.





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