Cream shortening, sugar and eggs.
Make a paste of food coloring and cocoa. Add to creamed mixture.
Add buttermilk alternating with flour and salt.
Add soda to vinegar (it foams!), and blend into cake batter.
Pour into 3 or 4 greased and floured 8" cake pans.
Bake at 350 F. for 24-30 minutes.
Frost with the following frosting.
Add milk to flour slowly, avoiding lumps.
Cook flour and milk until very thick, stirring constantly.
**COOL IT COMPLETELY!!
Cream sugar, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add to cooked mixture.
Beat, high speed, until very fluffy. Looks and tastes like whipped cream.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (14g)|
|Recipe Makes: 16 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (NaN%)|
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|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
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|Potassium 0mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 0g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 0g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
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