Devil's Food Cake

Prep:
25 mins
Cooking:
25 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
90 mins
Yields:
12 servings

A show stopping dessert -- Devil's Food Cake with a rich, chocolate frosting. Perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • FROSTING
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease and flour two 8-inch-round baking pans.

FOR CAKE:
COMBINE
flour, sugar and cocoa in large mixer bowl. Stir in mayonnaise and vanilla extract; beat for 2 minutes. Combine warm water and baking soda in small bowl. Add to cocoa mixture slowly while beating until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pans.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers come out clean. Cool in pans for 15 minutes; invert onto wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Frosting.

FOR FROSTING:
BRING
cream, butter and sugar to a simmer in medium, heavy-duty saucepan, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat. Add morsels; let sit for 2 minutes. Whisk until smooth. Whisk in vanilla extract. Pour into medium bowl. Refrigerate for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, until frosting is thick enough to spread.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 590
  • Calories from Fat 320

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 36g 55%
  • Saturated Fat 15g 73%
  • Cholesterol 50mg 16%
  • Sodium 350mg 15%
  • Carbohydrates 64g 21%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
  • Sugars 44g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 8%

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