3 cps flour
2 cps sugar
1 cp cocoa
1 cp shortening
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla
2 cps water
1 - Sift all dry ingredients in a bowl.
2 - Add shortening, water, and vanilla.
3 - Beat with electric beater until smooth.
4 - Then add 2 eggs and beat again but not too long.
5 - Pour batter into 2 nine inch cake pans which have been greased and floured or 1 long loaf pan.
6 - Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpich inserted in the middle of cake comes out clean.