Definition of devil's food cake in English:

devil's food cake


North American
  • A rich chocolate cake.

    • ‘For the devil's food cake: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.’
    • ‘Place a round of devil's food cake on top and fill with the mascarpone sabayon.’
    • ‘We jury-rig our tarp and sail for an afternoon, celebrating John's 28th birthday with the last of the scotch and a perfectly baked devil's food cake.’
    • ‘Desserts have names like ‘chocolate decadence,’ ‘devil's food cake’ and of course, ‘death by chocolate.’’


devil's food cake

/dev(ə)lz ˈfo͞od ˌkāk/