Red Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
 Buttermilk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Red food coloring1 Teaspoon (Scant Teaspoon)
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cocoa4 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Heaping Tablespoon)
 Baking soda1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3593 Calories from Fat 969

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g168.4%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g121.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg

Sodium 2254.1 mg93.9%

Total Carbohydrates 637 g212.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.2 g116.6%

Sugars 402.9 g

Protein 56 g112.8%

Vitamin A 87.4% Vitamin C 0.18%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 126.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift sugar before measuring.
Beat sugar into eggs and margarine, mixing well.
Sift flour and cocoa together at least 3 times.
Alternate adding cocoa mixture and buttermilk to egg/sugar base, mixing between additions.
Add coloring and vanilla.
Add 1/2 cup only of boiling water to batter; mix well.
Add baking soda to remaining boiling water; stir briefly until soda mixture "foams up" in measuring cup.
Add remaining soda into batter just until combined.
Overheating at this point will cause the cake to fall.
Bake in greased 9 1/2 x 13-inch pan at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
Center of cake should spring back when touched.
This cake is very moist and will stay fresh about 4 days, if it lasts that long!
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