devil's food cake

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There are few words more appealing to a busy baker than "one-bowl"—and this devil's food sheet cake delivers on both the easy and tasty fronts. Sheehan takes it a step further with a throwback frosting named for its likeness to ocean waves; she says versions of the topping are frequent in her collection of vintage baking booklets. Blue and green sanding sugar do the job nicely; sprinkle them atop the foamy and airy white frosting for a beachy look.

Get the recipe: Devil's Food Sheet Cake with Sea Foam Frosting