Family Tested & Approved
(heaping ) tbs. cocoa
chopped nuts ; optional
Melt the shortening and the chocolate in a sauce pan over low heat.
Stir in the sugar , flour , baking powder , salt and the vanilla.
Add the eggs that have been beaten well. Stir in the nuts.
Turn into a greased 8x9" pan , place in pre-heated oven and Bake 350° for 25-35 minutes.