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Devil's Food Cake

Devil's Food CakeA classic chocolate cake that is irresistibly tempting.-- rich devil's food cake with creamy chocolate frosting.

Recipe Ingredients:

Cake:
2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoons baking soda

Frosting:
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup butter, cut into pieces
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 8-inch-round baking pans.
  2. For Cake: Combine flour, sugar and cocoa in large mixer bowl. Stir in mayonnaise and vanilla extract; beat for 2 minutes. Combine warm water and baking soda in small bowl. Add to cocoa mixture slowly while beating until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers come out clean. Cool in pans for 15 minutes; invert onto wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Frosting.
  4. For Frosting: Bring cream, butter and sugar to a simmer in medium, heavy-duty saucepan, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat. Add morsels; let sit for 2 minutes. Whisk until smooth. Whisk in vanilla extract. Pour into medium bowl. Refrigerate for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally, until frosting is thick enough to spread.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 590 Calories from Fat: 320 Total Fat: 36 g Saturated Fat: 15 g Cholesterol: 50 mg Sodium: 350 mg Carbohydrates: 64 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 44 g Protein: 4 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.