Polka Dots in Snowfall
I love thick, creamy, pastries, but there are times when I want to eat just a cake without having to think how much cream I consume. Most cake shops and bakeries do sell non iced cakes but they are usually brownies, vanilla muffins, butter cake, more muffins, more brownies. There is so much more variety of cakes and nobody seems to have made them commercially available.
So I went crawling on the Web to try and find what a Devil's Food Cake actually is. It seems it is the counterpart of an equally famous "Angel Food Cake". According to the Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, John F. Mariani [Lebhar Friedman:New York] 1999 (p. 111):
Most Chocolate cakes turn out to be very dry unless they are put in syrup (like a black forest). This one on the other hand is very moist and soft...