Devil's Food Cake

Devil's Food Cake
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
12 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
25 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
25 min
A show stopping dessert -- Devil's Food Cake with a rich, chocolate frosting. Perfect for any occasion.


Make It

Step 1

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

Step 2

Combine flour, 1 1/2 cups 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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Bring cream, butter and remaining 3 tablespoons 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. Frost cake with frosting.


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