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Devil's Food Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chocolate 3 Ounce
  Eggs 5
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

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 375° F. for 20 min. or in a greased and floured loaf pan at a temperature of 350° F. for 1 hr.
Frost with All-Round or any other desired icing.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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