• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Perfect Devil's Food Cake from Cooks' Illustrated

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz. (2 quarter pound sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1½ cups packed dark brown sugar
    • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
    • 3 eggs, room temperature
    • 4 oz. (4 squares) good quality unsweetened chocolate, chopped
    • 4 Tbsp. good quality cocoa powder
    • 1¼ cups boiling water
    • ½ cup sour cream
    • ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
    • ¾ cup cake flour
    • 1 tsp. baking soda
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • 3-4 cups of your favorite frosting

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 729 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 66.51%
    • Saturated Fat: 25 g 126.31%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 65 mg 21.66%
    • Sodium: 477 mg 19.89%
    • Calcium: 54 mg 5.43%
    • Potassium: 169 mg 4.83%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 80 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.4%
    • Sugar: 53 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.54%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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