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Red Devil S Food Cake

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Mixed Fruit! I made these yummy ice cream topping last weekend for a change, when some unexpected guests visited. Trust me the bowls were shamelessly licked clean! Try this wonderful Mixed Fruit recipe for yourself!
Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sea foam frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate square 1 Ounce (1 Square)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In bowl cream together the 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup shortening till light.
Add egg yolks, one at a time, and vanilla, beating well after each addition.
Sift together cake flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture in bowl alternately with cold water, beating well after each addition.
Beat egg whites to soft peaks; gradually add the 3/4 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Fold into batter; blend well.
Turn mixture into 2 greased and lightly floured 9x1 1/2-inch round baking pans.
Bake at 350° till cake tests done, 30 to 35 minutes.
Fill and frost with Sea Foam Frosting.
Melt unsweetened chocolate with 1/2 teaspoon shortening; drizzle around edge of frosted cake.
Sea Foam Frosting: In top of double boiler combine 2 egg whites, 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar, 1/3 cup cold water, 2 teaspoons light corn syrup or 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, and dash salt.
Beat 1/2 minute at low speed of electric mixer.
Place over hot, not boiling water. (Upper pan should not touch water.) Cook, beating constantly, till stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes (do not overcook).
Remove from water.
Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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