Best Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting

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Ingredients

2 c 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

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 3 pan, 3 8" round pans or 2 9" round pans.

Beat all ingredients except fudge frosting in a large bowl on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes, scraping bowl constantly. Pour into pan(s).

Bake for 40-45 minutes (rectangle pan) or 30-35 minutes (round pans), or until wooden pick comes out clean. Cool rounds 10 min.; remove from pans. Cool completely. Frost.