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       Title: Red Devil’s Food Cake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
     1/2 c  Shortening
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       2    Eggs; well beaten
       4 tb Cocoa
       2 tb Hot coffee
       1 ts Red food coloring
   1 7/8 c  Flour
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Buttermilk
       1 ts Vanilla
   Cream shortening, add sugar gradually; then cream until
   fluffy. Blend in eggs. Mix cocoa, red food coloring, and
   hot coffee together to form a smooth paste. Blend into the
   cream mixture immediately. Sift flour, salt and soda
   together and add to cream mix alternately with the
   buttermilk. Blend in the vanilla.  Pour into a well greased
   and floured pan (see below) Bake in a 350~ oven. 8 tube
   pan: 55-60 minutes 8 square pan: 70 minutes 2, 8 layer
   pans: 40-45 minutes