Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Best Devils Food Cake- Evvvvarrr

The Best Devil's Food Cake

The secret ingredient makes it different than any cake you've ever tasted- and delicious! This is a recipe that generations have loved and clamored for.

1/2 cup margarine

2 eggs

2/3 cup cocoa, dissolved in boiling water

1 T. lemon flavoring

2 cups sugar

1 cup sour milk or sweet milk with 1 T. vinegar

1 1/2 cup flour

2 t baking soda, dissolved in boiling water

Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Add sour milk.  Mix cocoa with boiling water to make a thick paste.  Add to milk mixture.  Then add flour and flavoring. Beat well. Dissolve soda in boiling water and add to batter.  Grease and flour long pan or 2 layer pans. Bake in 350 degree oven until done.

Icing for Devil's Food Cake

3/4 box powdered sugar

2 heaping T cocoa

3 T margarine

1-2 t lemon flavoring

Mix with strong, black, cold coffee.  Be careful to not thin out icing too much.


  1. Wow, you do not need to tell me twice! This looks ah-mazing! How hard would it be to get you to come and make me one now?

    1. I have a great recipe- didn't say I could cook! ; )

  2. Sounds yummy. My favourite recipe is here

  3. Thank you for sharing! I think I am going to try baking it. Sounds yummy!