National Devil’s Food Cake Day

May 19, 2021

May 19 - National Devil’s Food Cake Day

What Is National Devil’s Food Cake Day?

Devil’s Food is different from regular chocolate cake in that the batter is made with boiling water and cocoa powder, sometimes including coffee as well, and results in a moister, airier cake. The cake is served usually with a rich chocolate frosting. If you happen to try a delicious recipe on this day, use the #DevilsFoodCakeDay to share your creations!

When Is National Devil’s Food Cake Day?

Chocolate cake lovers rejoice, for May 19th is National Devil’s Food Cake Day!

History Of National Devil’s Food Cake Day

The origins of this day are unknown. The earliest Devil’s Food Cake recipe first appeared alongside a recipe for Angel’s Food Cake in an 1898 edition of the Hagerstown Exponent of Hagerstown, Indiana.

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