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Devil's Food Cake

Yield one 2-layer cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add water; beat well.

  2. Combine flour, cocoa, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

  3. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans, and let cool completely.

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