devil's food cake


noun

a rich chocolate cake.

Nearby words

  1. devil's bit,
  2. devil's club,
  3. devil's coach-horse,
  4. devil's darning needle,
  5. devil's dung,
  6. devil's grip,
  7. devil's island,
  8. devil's mark,
  9. devil's paintbrush,
  10. devil's triangle

Origin of devil's food cake

1900–05, Americanism; modeled on angel food cake

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British Dictionary definitions for devil's food cake

devil's food cake

noun

mainly US and Canadian a rich chocolate cake
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