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Fried chicken, wilted greens, devil’s food cake

Toni Tipton-Martin is a multi-award-winning food journalist, historian, author and this year’s recipient of the seventh annual Julia Child Award. The jury has recognized her for her work as a writer, editor, academic and food justice warrior. She has long championed the study, appreciation and awareness of African American cuisine. As part of that mission, Tipton-Martin is sharing her Juneteenth menu, which includes Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Wilted Mixed Greens and Devil’s Food Cake from her cookbook “Jubilee.”

Like July Fourth celebrations, Juneteenth is characterized by summer cookout dishes: barbecue, baked beans, deviled eggs, potato salad, cakes and

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Toni Tipton-Martin’s Devil’s Food Cake Recipe

Chef notes

For generations, chocolate was a luxury food item that families stretched their budgets to afford, making its presence on our tables an expression of affluence. In flush times, bakers added extra chocolate to standard chocolate cake batter, which yields a deep, dark fudge cake known as devil’s food cake. German chocolate cake, ennobled by a caramel, coconut and pecan filling, was known as the “rich people’s cake,” Wilbert Jones explained in “Mama’s Tea Cakes: 101 Delicious Soul Food Desserts.”

Chocolate-potato cake is an heirloom recipe, popular among early twentieth-century cooks from Kentucky to California, that might seem like

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Celebrating National Devil’s Food Cake Day | KAMR

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) —We love celebrating national days on Studio 4.

So for National Devil’s Food Cake Day, we did some homemade Oreo sandwiches and some banana chocolate muffins.

There is a difference between chocolate cake and devil’s food cake, but no matter what, each is delicious.

Here is the recipe and instructions for the Oreo sandwich cookies:



  • 2 boxes Devil’s food cake mix
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour


  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to
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