Cherry Chocolate Cake
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Butter / Margarine)|
|Sifted cake flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped maraschino cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate squares||2 Ounce, melted (2 Squares Of 1 Ounce Each)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Maraschino cherry juice||2 Tablespoon|
Stir shortening to soften, gradually add sugar, creaming until light and fluffy.
Add egg and beat well; stir in chocolate.
Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, a little at a time, beating smooth after each addition.
Add cherries, syrup and nuts.
Grease bottom of 8" x 8" x 2" pan; pour in batter.
Bake in moderate oven of 350° about 40 minutes or until done.
Frost with your favorite fudge frosting.