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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

Removing Muffins

Removing Muffins

To remove muffins, cupcakes, biscuits, etc., from a muffin pan, simply place the pan on a damp towel for 1 minute. They will remove with ease!


Ensure Your Cake Rises

Ensure Your Cake Rises

There are three possibilities which may prevent your cake from rising. Your mix may be too liquidy; remember to measure your ingredients accurately. Or, your pan may be too large. Always follow the recommended pan size for best results. Finally, your oven may be too cool; use an oven thermometer to measure the correct temperature when heating or preheating your oven.





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