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Devil's Food

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Ingredients
  Cocoa 5 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (or margarine)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In saucepan mix cocoa, egg yolk, and 1 cup milk.
Cook over low heat, stirring, until smooth and thickened.
Cream butter until light and fluffy.
Add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy.
Add vanilla, then eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition.
Blend in cocoa mixture.
Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately to creamed mixture with remaining milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
Beat until smooth.
Pour into two 9-inch layer pans lined on bottom with greased wax paper.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 25 minutes.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Turn out on rack and peel off paper.
Cool, and frost as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cocoa
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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