Devils Food Cake

Mixture #1
1/2 cup cocoa or 2 squares chocolate
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk

Mixture #2
1/4 lb. butter
1 cup sugar

Have ready:
2 eggs (beaten)
2 cups flour (sifted)
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tbls. cold water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup milk

Heat mixture #1 on a small flame. Cream mixture #2. Pour first mixture into second mixture. Add eggs and mix. Combine flour and baking powder. Add flour and milk alternately to mixture: mix well. Add water and vanilla. Pour into a buttered pan (like a Bundt pan). Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes. remove and continue cooling on cake rack.

-- Ida Cohen Schoenkoepf