10/25/17

My Grandmother's Recipe Box: Devils Food Cake

The first week of October I did a post to explain a new series I was doing on An American Housewife after I decided to photograph & post-to-save old handwritten recipes of my grandmothers.

Today has been an emotionally 'busy' day and I need to just decompress a bit and focus on something else for a bit so I decided to do the next recipe in the series.

This one gave me a heck of a time trying to figure it out!  It's so incredibly loved that it's impossible to read.  I had my husband and one of my daughter's give me their best guess and then I took a photo of the card and blew up to about 400%, changed the contrast, etc. and I finally got it based on what I could read and the list of ingredients. I've traced over the ingredients to make them easier to read.





Devils Food Cake

1 cup sugar
1 tbsp butter
1 egg
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/3 cup flour
1 teaspoon soda
2 tbsp cocoa
1 teasp vanilla















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