Friday, March 15, 2013

#2707 - Dark Devil's Food Cake

(by Aunt Faye [Herman] Minier)

2 1/2 cups CAKE flour
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 1/4 cups milk
2 eggs
3 squares Baker's unsweetened baking chocolate (melted according to box directions)
2 tsp. vanilla

In a mixer add white sugar and Crisco--beat. Add eggs--beat. Add melted chocolate--beat. Add baking soda, salt and vanilla--beat. Add milk--beat. Slowly add cake flour--beat. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost as desired.

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