September 25, 2021

From My Grandmother's Recipe Box: Vintage Recipes.... Devil's Food Chocolate Cake and Cream Puffs

If you've followed this series previously, then you already know that a number of years ago I inherited my grandmothers cookbooks and her old, metal recipe box.  These are recipes that she started to collect and hand write around 1940 when she was in junior high school and continued until the 60's and 70's. 

Vintage Recipes:



Devil's 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

Cream Puffs

1 c water
1/2 c butter
Let come to boil

Stir in quickly - 1 cup flour
Beat until smooth
Beat in 3 egg - beat until smooth

Drop on buttered pan and bake in quick oven.


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