devil's food cake

noun

Definition of devil's food cake

: a rich chocolate cake

First Known Use of devil's food cake

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of devil's food cake was in 1892

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“Devil's food cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devil%27s%20food%20cake. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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devil's food cake

noun

English Language Learners Definition of devil's food cake

: a sweet chocolate cake

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