Devil’s Food Cake Recipe With Mocha Cream Frosting

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Another great cake that uses three eggs, Devil’s Food Cake will become a family favorite.
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Use Mocha Cream Frosting on the Devil’s Food Cake or any of your favorite cake recipes.

Dorothy Bruce, Salem, Illinois, sends another version that uses three eggs.

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Devil’s Food Cake Recipe

2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 2/3 cups milk
1/2 cup shortening
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 9-inch layer pans or 1 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan; set aside.

In large mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add milk, shortening, eggs and vanilla. Blend ingredients, using electric mixer on low speed, for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes.

Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes for layers; 35 to 40 minutes

Mocha Cream Frosting

2 2/3 cups confectioner’s sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
6 tablespoons butter or shortening
2 tablespoons strong coffee
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine confectioner’s sugar and cocoa.

In small bowl, cream butter with 1/2 cup sugar mixture. Add remaining sugar mixture alternatively with coffee and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Blend in vanilla. Yields about 2 cups.

Published on Jun 6, 2013

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