I got this recipe off the Softasilk Cake Flour box and it is the #1 chocolate cake recipe I use. Its moist and very flavorful. I hope you like it!!
Deluxe Devil’s Food Cake
2 sticks butter
2 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp rum, almond, or orange extract
3 lg eggs
2 1/2 C cake flour, sifted (all purpose is also ok)
1C Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 1/4 C buttermilk
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pepare 2-10″ pans. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and preferred extract on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add combined dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk…beginning and ending with the dry. Beat for 2 min longer until well combined. Bake layers 45-50 min and cupcakes 26-30 min.