Best Chocolate Cake
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate||4 Ounce, melted|
Heat oven to 350°.
Grease and flour baking pan, 13x9x2 inches, or two 9-inch or three 8-inch round layer pans.
Measure all ingredients into large mixer bowl.
Blend 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Pour evenly into pan(s).
Bake oblong 40 to 45 minutes, layers 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
If desired, frost cake with Peanut Butter Broiled Topping .
Chocolate-Spice Butter Frosting or Satiny Beige Frosting