Black Midnight Cake
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)|
|Cocoa||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Soda||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Water||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350Â°.
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 into pan(s).
Bake oblong about 45 minutes, layers 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
If desired, frost cake with White Mountain Frosting.