Try this rich chocolaty cake at your next get-together.
1/2 lb. butter
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 cups sugar
3 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
4 Tbsp. cocoa
1 cup sweet milk
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1 box confectioners sugar, sifted
3 to 4 Tbsp. cocoa
1 stick butter
1/2 cup milk
1. Cream butter and sugar together, add eggs one at a time.
2. Mix flour, baking powder and cocoa. Add alternately with milk. Add vanilla.
3. Bake in tube pan at 325° about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
1. For icing, mix well and spread on cooked cake.