Marshmallow Devil’s Food Cake

Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 40-50 min.

Yield: 1 large oblong loaf cake

Sift …1½ cups sifted cake flour, 1¼ cups sugar, ½ cup cocoa, 1¼ teaspoons soda, ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon salt into mixing bowl

Add …⅔ cup Homogenized Spry, ¾ cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …¼ cup milk, 2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Pour …into oblong 8″x12″x2″ Sprycoated pan

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool… and remove from pan.

Spread …Marshmallow Frosting on sides and top, using short strokes to create attractive irregular effect.

Mark …with knife into squares

Decorate … alternate squares with 2 pecan halves.

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