How to Make It
Cream shortening; gradually add syrup, beating until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour, soda, salt, and cocoa; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla.
Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans and cool completely.
Spread Easy Chocolate Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Yield: one 2- layer cake.
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