which is apparently called the Waldorf Astoria Cake :tongue:

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Crisco
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 bottles red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups plain flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions:

Sift flour
Mix cocoa in flour and salt
Cream shortening and sugar
Add eggs and vanilla
Add food coloring
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk
Mix vinegar and soda.....add to mixture while foaming

Bake at 350 degress for 20 to 25 minutes

Frosting:

1 cup milk
1/4 cup flour

cook until thick and then add a dash of salt and cool

Mix 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup Crisco, 1 stick margarine, 1 teaspoon vanilla......beat until fluffy

Then beat all ingredients together at high speed until fluffy.