Devil's Food Cake
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Tablespoon|
Cream the shortening and add sugar gradually while creaming.
Add melted chocolate and mix well.
Add egg-yolks and beat mixture thoroughly.
Sift flour with salt and add alternately with buttermilk.
Stir in the vanilla and dissolved soda.
Last fold in the stiffly beaten egg-whites.
Bake in three 9-inch greased and floured layer tins in a moderate oven of 375Â° F. for 20 min. or in a greased and floured loaf pan at a temperature of 350Â° F. for 1 hr.
Frost with All-Round or any other desired icing.