Everyday Food Devil's Food Cake

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Recipe by Cheri Lee

This is the easiest chocolate cake recipe I have ever made! It is so good and uncomplicated that it can be altered to make many variations if you'd like! Hint: a quality, high-fat cocoa works best.This is from Martha Stewarts Everyday Food, June 2004 Issue .

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Butter a 9x13 inch baking pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment or wax paper; butter paper.
  3. Whisk together dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  4. Add remaining ingredients; with an electric mixer, beat on low speed until moist. Raise speed to medium; beat until smooth, about 3 minutes more.
  5. Pour into prepared pan; bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean with a few moist crumbs, 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Cool in pan for minutes; invert onto a wire rack.
  7. Remove paper; reinvert to cool completely.
  8. Top with frosting or dust with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

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