The Devil's Food Cake
with Butter Cream Frosting

Cream 1/2 cup shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar
Add 1 egg
Add 1/2 cup milk alternatively with the following ingredients that have been sifted together:
2 cups flour
2 teas. baking soda
1/2 teas. salt
1/2 cup cocoa

Add 1 cup boiling water and 1 tsp. real vanilla

Bake at 350 degrees
(Grease and flour pans)
Loaf pan: 40 minutes
Layer cake: 2 round pans 30 minutes
Cupcakes: 17 minutes


Cook until thick, stirring constantly

1/2 cup milk and 2 tablespoons flour (then let the mixture cool)
Whip together: one stick of soft butter and 1/2 cup sugar
Then whip the two mixtures together.

*If you make a layer cake, then double the frosting recipe.