Devil'S Food Cake With Cocoa
|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Sifted cake flour||1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Cocoa||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Regular-Type, Dry)|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Stir shortening to soften.
Sift in flour, sugar, soda, and salt.
Add cocoa and 2/3 cup buttermilk.
Mix till all flour is dampened.
Beat vigorously 2 minutes.
Add remaining buttermilk, the eggs, and vanilla.
Beat vigorously 2 minutes longer.
Bake in 2 paper-lined 8x1 1/2-inch round cake pans at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or till done.
Frost with Fast Fudge Frosting.