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Red Devil's Food Cake

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Stir shortening to soften.
Gradually add 1 cup sugar, creaming together till light and fluffy.
Add salt and vanilla.
Combine 1/2 cup cold water and cocoa; beat into creamed mixture.
Add flour alternately with 1 cup cold water, beating well after each addition.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 3/2 cup sugar, beating till stiff peaks form.
Fold, meringue into batter.
Combine soda and 1/3 cup cold water: stir to dissolve soda.
Stir into batter.
Mix well.
Bake in 2 paper-lined 9x1 1/2-inch round pans in moderate oven (350c) 30 minutes or till done.
Frost cooled cake with Fudge Velvet Frosting; trim with Chocolate Leaves in two sizes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4009 Calories from Fat 1109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g193.1%

Saturated Fat 35.3 g176.5%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4178.6 mg174.1%

Total Carbohydrates 717 g239.1%

Dietary Fiber 78.5 g314.2%

Sugars 353 g

Protein 85 g169.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 43.5% Iron 93.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red Devil's Food Cake Recipe