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       Title: Best Chocolate Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
       1 c  All-purpose flour
       2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Shortening
     3/4 c  Water
     3/4 c  Buttermilk
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Baking powder
       2    Eggs
       4 oz Unsweetened chocolate
            Melted and cooled
            Fudge frosting:
       2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Shortening
       3 oz Unsweetened chocolate
     2/3 c  Milk
     1/2 ts Salt
       2 ts Vanilla
   Recipe by: Betty Crocker’s Old-Fashioned Cookbook, c199
   Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour rectangular pan,
   13 X 9 X 2 inches, 3 round pans, 8 X 1-1/2 inches, or 2
   round pans, 9 X 1-1/2 inches.  Beat all ingredients except
   Fudge Frosting in large bowl on low speed 30 seconds,
   scraping bowl constantly.  Beat on high speed 3 minutes,
   scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pans.
   Bake rectangle pan 40 to 45 minutes, round pans 30 to 35
   minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out
   clean. Cool rounds 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool
   completely. Prepare Fudge Frosting; frost cake.
   (Fill layers with 1/3 cup frosting; frost side and top with
   remaining frosting.) 12 TO 16 SERVINGS.
   FUDGE FROSTING: Mix all ingredients except vanilla in 1-1/2
   quart saucepan. Heat to rolling boil, stirring
   occasionally. Boil 1 minute without stirring.  Place
   saucepan in bowl of ice and water. Beat until frosting is
   smooth and of spreading consistency; stir in vanilla.