Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

Easy Devil's Food Cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Heat milk in small pan until bubbles form around the edges. Remove from heat.
  3. Mix cocoa and white sugar together in a bowl. Slowly beat in warm milk. Let cool.
  4. Cream the butter with the brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, sour cream and vanilla. Add cocoa mixture.
  5. Mix remaining dry ingredients together and blend in to butter mixture. Don't overbeat.
  6. Turn in to two well-greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans and bake 25-30 minutes, until cake shrinks slightly from sides of pans, and springs back when touched gently in the center.
  7. Cool on a rack for a few minutes, then turn out of pans on to rack.
  8. Wait until completely cool before frosting.
  9. See "7 Minute Frosting" for Easy Frosting Recipe.
Most Helpful

We love this! Love chocolate, love cake! This is a nice moist cake and your frosting recipe 7 Minute Frosting goes very well with it! I did use regular flour as I had no cake flour on hand, but it didn't hurt the outcome at all. Thanks for sharing your recipe! :) Made for PAC Fall 08

Breezytoo September 21, 2008