Devil's Food Cake With Whipped Cream Icing

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“My son's favorite cake. Tastes like an inside-out Hostess Cupcake. Follow directions carefully to avoid lumps.”
READY IN:
1hr 8mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 Cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) packageduncan hines devil's food cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 12 cup milk (I use skim)
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 12 cup butter
  • 12 cup Crisco
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Bake Duncan Hines Devil's Food Cake per package directions.
  2. While Cake is baking, mix milk and flour in sauce pan with wire whisk. Cook over medium high heat stirring with whisk constantly until it forms a thick paste. While this cools whip again to avoid lumps in about 5 minutes.
  3. Mix together softened butter & Crisco and beat with electric mixer for 4 minutes.
  4. Add sugar gradually and beat for another 4 minutes.
  5. Add cool milk and flour mixture gradually and beat for another 4 minutes. Add vanilla and almond extract at the end. This can be done to taste.

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