Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg1
 Hot water2⁄3
 Flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Unsweetened cocoa1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1⁄4 Teaspoon

Directions

Cream sugar and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer.
Add egg and water.
Stir in remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
Pour batter into greased 8 or 9-inch round dish bottom lined with wax paper.
Cook at LOW 6 minutes and at MEDIUM-HIGH 3 to 4 minutes, or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Invert cake from dish; peel off wax paper.
Cool completely.
Store covered.
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