devils food cake

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dev′il's food` cake`

a dark chocolate cake.
[1900–05, Amer.]
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Based on influences from Native American tribes, the European settlers, the African-Americans and the Latin influences from the south, the US has brought us many classics like Oysters Rockefeller, Lobster Newburg, Caesar Salad, the chili con carne, the classic hamburger, clam chowder, Devils Food Cake and many, many more.