Devil Dogs

Devil Dogs

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"Chocolate cake with cream filling."

Ingredients

servings 706 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 706 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 35.9 g
  • 55%
  • Carbs:
  • 91.3g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 697 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Cream together butter and 1 cup sugar, add egg. Sift together 2 cups flour, cocoa, soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt and baking powder. Add vanilla and milk.
  2. Drop by tablespoon full onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake 7-8 minutes at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Cool completely and make sandwiches using following filling.
  3. To Make Filling: Combine 2 1/2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 cup milk and cook until it turns to thick paste. Cool completely.
  4. Cream together the 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup shortening, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Add cooled paste and beat until fluffy. (This will take awhile and if your paste is not completely cooled it will look curdled. ) I usually double this recipe for the filling.

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I doubled this recipe, made a bundt cake and piped the filling inside. The filling does taste exactly like Devil Dog cream filling. In the first step of the filling making I whisked the flour an...

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i followed the recipe to the letter. The cakes didn't rise and tasted awful, and the cream filling tasted worse.

I doubled this recipe, made a bundt cake and piped the filling inside. The filling does taste exactly like Devil Dog cream filling. In the first step of the filling making I whisked the flour an...

This recipe is great but I made one small addition. In the cream filling, I added 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream for fluffiness. I,too,found that it needs the double recipe for for filling...

We don't have Devil Dogs where I live but we do have Suzy Q and they are like them.I Doubled the filling using butter as I was out of shortening and put cocoa in half of it and in the white half...

The icing was good, not toooo tooo sweet and the cake was pretty good too.

These are pretty tasty. You do have to underbake them a bit so the edges don't turn crispy, and I added a LOT more powdered sugar to the filling (and extra milk to compensate) so it wouldn't ta...

These are really good and super moist! I accidently added 1/4 tsp of almond extract and it turned out really yummy!!

These are great! Better than the real thing. They're always a hit at gatherings where there are children.

i followed the recipe to the letter. The cakes didn't rise and tasted awful, and the cream filling tasted worse.

These were really good! Be careful with the baking times, it is really easy to overbake. Mine turned out a little crunchy at the edges. They still tasted great, but I was hoping for more cake...