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Mc Red Devil's Food Cake, American

1941 - Recipe Of The Week Tested And Approved By Mccormick Consumer BoardRECIPE OF THE WEEK TESTED AND APPROVED BY MCCORMICK CONSUMER BOARD

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp McCormick Vanilla and beat in 1 egg
  • 2 tbsps. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. McCormick Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. McCormick Red Food Color
  • 2 tbsps. hot coffee
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup sour milk or buttermilk
Preparation Instructions

Cream together shortening, sugar, McCormick Vanilla and 1 egg. Mix to smooth paste and blend in: cocoa, McCormick Cinnamon, McCormick Red Food Color and hot coffee. Sift together cake flour, salt and baking soda. Add alternately with sour milk or buttermilk and pour into well greased tube cake pan and bake in moderate oven (350° F) for 55 to 60 minutes.

To make every meal a complete success - serve McCormick Tea

NOTE: Better ingredients mean better results with any recipe. Use McCormick's rich pure, genuine "Vanilla It's "tops" for fine flavoring quality. Ask your grocer for McCormick Tea, Spices and Extracts.

Contributed by The Kingston Daily Freeman - Kingston, New York, 1941

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