Deluxe Devil's Food Cake

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


  • 2C sugar
  • 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


  1. 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.

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