Mom's Red Devils' Food Cake

“This is a super-moist chocolate cake that will keep for days (if it lasts that long). My mother always made this from a hand-written recipe, no idea where she got it.”
READY IN:
2hrs
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream sugar and butter.
  2. Add egg yolks and one egg white, beat well.
  3. Add chocolate to 3/4 cup hot water and stir thoroughly.
  4. Mix baking soda and 1/4 cup warm water.
  5. Sift flour with salt; add in sour milk and cooled chocolate mixture.
  6. Stir until smooth, then add baking soda mixture and vanilla.
  7. Beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into batter.
  8. Pour into 8” greased pan and bake at 275º for 1 1/2 hrs, check with toothpick. Be patient, with the large amount of liquid it can take a while to bake.

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