- 1% cups sifted flour
- l 1/3 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 6 tablespoons cocoa
- 1/2 cup soft shortening
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 eggs
1.Heat oven to 350°.
2.Grease and flour 13-inch oblong pan.
3.Sift first five ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
4.Add shortening, vanilla and buttermilk.
5.Beat vigorously for 2 minutes (300 strokes). You can use an electric mixer if you scrape the sides down often. Use medium speed.
7.Beat 2 more minutes.
8.Scrape batter together and be sure it is all blended.
9.Pour into prepared pan.
10.Bake 40 to 45 minutes.
11.Cool on rack.
12.Ice, in or out of pan, with Quick Fudge Icing.
- Betty Crocker's Cook Book for Boy's and Girls, out of copyright