||Martha Washington Devil's Food Cake
4 Squares (1 oz) of
2 c Sugar
1 1/2 c Buttermilk
2 c Flour
1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt
3/4 c Butter or margarine
1 ts Vanilla.
Martha Washington Devil's Food Cake (from Baker's Book of Chocolate Riches)
Melt chocolate in a saucepan over a very low heat, stirring constantly
until smooth. Add 1/2 cup of the sugar and 1/2 cup of the buttermilk.
Stir until well blended. Cool thoroughly. Mik flour, baking powder, soda
and salt. Cream butter, and gradualy beat in the remaining 1 1/2 cups
sugar. Continue beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time,
beating thoroughly after each. Blend in about one-fourth of the flour
mixture, then add the chocolate + vanilla. Alternately add the
remaining flour and buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth.
Pour into two 9 inch greased + floured pans, and bake at 350 for about
I used a cream cheese frosting on the outside and filled the space
between the layers with the chocolate frosting recipe on the Hershey's