Devil's Food Cake Recipe

by Carol

Devil's Food Cake Recipe:

1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 squares (1 ounce each) chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup sweet milk

Sift flour, salt, and soda together.

Cream shortening and add sugar gradually. Cream until fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; beat.

Combine vinegar and milk. Add to mixture alternately with flour. Beat until smooth. Turn into 2 greased (8-inch) layer cake pans.

Bake at 375 degrees F. (moderate oven) for 25 to 30 minutes.

Makes 2 (9-inch) layers, 1 1/2 inches deep

My grandmother passed this to my mother and then to me. It's wonderful.

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