Chocolate Midnight Cake is in the oven.
This recipe has been in my family for over a hundred years. It came from my
great-grandmother who go it from her mother. I love the "old-timey-ness" of
this. And it is a great cake!
1-1/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1-1/2 cups flour
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup hot water
Into batter and stir until smooth
Into greased, floured cake pan
Cook in 350 deg oven until done.
When cool top with peanut butter icing.