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January 3, 2017

The Easiest devils Food Cake

Posted by: Chris Mason

The Easiest devils Food Cake

 I have made this cake for many years with perfect cakes every time.  It is particularly great for cupcakes. With just a few ingredients and about 5 minutes prep time, you will have a tender, moist chocolate cake. It makes a great layer cake whether you use chocolate or vanilla frosting. Serve a slice to your favorite Valentine this year! 


                                                                THE EASIEST DEVILS FOOD CAKE

                                                                 Yield: 1, 2 layer 8 in cake or
                                                                            18 cupcakes

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ¼ cups sugar
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs


Preheat oven to 350o
Line 2, 8 inch cake pans with paper or use cooking spray.
Prepare muffin tins with paper liners.

1. In a large bowl of a mixer, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
2. Add buttermilk, oil, vanilla and eggs to dry ingredients. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes.
3. Pour into prepared pans. Bake layers for 25 to 30 minutes, cupcakes for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
4. Invert onto cooling racks and cool completely. Let cupcakes cool in the pans.
5. Frost as desired.

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