Considered the counterpart of angel food cake, the devil’s food cake is known for its rich and moist chocolate layers and light airy texture. It is usually coated with rich chocolate frosting. Sometimes, bakers also incorporate coffee into their recipe to give the cake a slight bitter-y taste. Unlike the usual chocolate cake, this one makes use of boiling water (not milk) as the primary liquid, and sometimes, it includes baking soda which gives it a deeper and darker color.
If you’re interested in baking this sweet treat, here’s a simple recipe that you would want to start with.