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My Mother Jean's Red Devil Food Cake

Updated on April 22, 2011

Red Devils Food Cake Recipe

Hi Gardening Friends

Here is my mother's Red Devils Food Cake Recipe. Hope you try it and enjoy!

Red Devils Food Cake Recipe

3/4 cup crisco (cream real well)

21/4 cup sugar

3 eggs

4 tbsp. cocoa

3 tbsp. red food coloring.

Dash of salt

1 1/2 cup of buttermilk.

3 cups flour.

11/2 tbsp. vinegar

11/2 tsp.soda

1 tsp. vanilla.

Blend shortening + sugar, add egg.

Mix red food coloring with cocoa + add to mixture.

Add flour + milk add vinegar to soda + mix stirring very little.

Bake at 355 degrees for 45 minutes.

In two 9 inch layer cakes pans.

I hope you try this cake recipe and let me know if you like it?

Gardener Den


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      marisuewrites 9 years ago from USA

      I assume all the calories have been taken out of this cake during the baking process?? please? I'm lovin' this onethanks!!