Thursday, February 28, 2013

#2692 - Buttermilk Devil's Food Cake

(by Aunt Faye [Herman] Minier)

2 cups Domino's dark brown sugar
1/2 cup softened butter
3 egg yolks
3 egg whites
2/3 cup buttermilk
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa + enough hot water to make 1 cup total
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour

In a mixer add egg whites--beat until stiff, then set aside. In a mixer add brown sugar and butter--beat. Add egg yolks--beat. Add buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla and baking powder--beat. Measure 1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa and add enough hot water so it makes 1 cup total--add to mixer--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. Remove bowl from mixer--add egg whites--stir to mix. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost as desired.

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