|Shortening||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Cake flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||3 Ounce, melted|
Stir shortening just to soften.
Sift in dry ingredients.
Add 1/2 CUP of the milk; mix until all flour is dampened.
Beat vigorously 2 minutes.
Add remaining milk, eggs, melted chocolate, and 1 teaspoon red food coloring; beat vigorously 2 minutes longer.
Bake in 2 paper lined 9x11/2 inch round pans at 350Â° for 30 to 35 minutes or till done.