My Grandma loved to make a nice Sunday dessert to compliment a big family Sunday dinner! We really love Sunday Dinners here in the barn too and sometimes even Mable, Cruella and I will make a delicious cake. This one my Grandma liked to make in a loaf pan and then she would put some buttercream frosting on top with toasted chopped pecans and toasted flaked coconut!
Devils Food Cake – very old recipe
2 Cups Dark Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Butter
2/3 cup Unsweetened Chocolate or Cocoa
1/2 cup Sour Milk
1/2 cup Boiling Water
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
Pinch of Salt
3 Scant Cups Flour after Sifting
Cream butter, add sugar gradually and eggs well beaten. Then add chocolate which has been melted in the boiling water. Add milk alternatively with flour which has been mixed and sifted with soda. Beat briskly for a few minutes. Bake in a loaf pan or in two layer cake pans in a moderate oven until done.
Frost the cake with your personal favorite frosting. We like the buttercream frosting with toasted coconut and toasted chopped pecans on top!